Product Recalls: August 16, 2018 – September 12, 2018

Health Letter, October 2018

Note: Never stop taking a drug that appears on the product recall list without first talking to your doctor or pharmacist. Most recalls are limited to a single manufacturer and may not be related to the version of a particular drug you are taking. If a recall does relate to the version of the drug you are taking, you should not stop taking the drug until you discuss an alternative treatment with your doctor or pharmacist.

CLASS I

Levothyroxine and liothyronine thyroid tablets; .25 grain (15 mg), .5 grain (30 mg), 1 grain (60 mg), 1.5 grains (90 mg) or 2 grains (120 mg); 100-count bottles. Manufactured for: Westminster Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

CLASS II

Amlodipine and valsartan tablets; 5 mg/160 mg, 5 mg/320 mg, 10 mg/160 mg or 10 mg/320 mg; 30-count bottle. Manufactured by: Torrent Pharmaceuticals LTD.

Amlodipine/Valsartan/HCTZ tablets; 5 mg/160 mg/12.5 mg, 5 mg/160 mg/25 mg, 10 mg/160 mg/12.5 mg, 10 mg/160 mg/25 mg or 10 mg/320 mg/25 mg; 30- or 90-count bottle. Manufactured by: Torrent Pharma LTD.

Doxycycline hyclate tablets; 100 mg; 2-, 6-, 7-, 10-, 14-, 20-, 28-, 30-, 120-, 300- and 400-count bottles. Packaged by: PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals.

Ethosuximide capsules, 250 mg, 100-count bottles. Manufactured for: VersaPharm Incorporated.

Lisinopril tablets, 10 mg, 1,000-count bottles. Manufactured for: Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Valsartan tablets; 40, 80, 160 or 320 mg; 30- or 50-unit dose. Manufactured for: AvKARE, Inc.

Valsartan tablets; 40, 80, 160 or 320 mg; 30- or 90-count bottles. Manufactured for: Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Valsartan tablets; 80, 160 or 320 mg; 30-count bottle. Repackaged by: Northwind Pharmaceuticals.

Valsartan tablets, 320 mg, 90-count bottle. Manufactured by: Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Valsartan tablets; 80, 160 or 320 mg; 90-count bottles in cardboard trays. Repackaged by: RemedyRepack, Inc.

Valsartan tablets; 80, 160 or 320 mg; 90-count bottle. Manufactured by: Torrent Pharmaceuticals LTD.

Valsartan tablets, 80 or 160 mg, 30- or 90-count bottle. Manufactured by: Zhejiang Huahai Pharma.

Valsartan HCTZ tablets, 160/12.5mg, 30-count bottle. Repackaged by: Northwind Pharmaceuticals.

Valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide tablets, 160/12.5 or 320/25 mg, 90-count bottles. Manufactured by: Arrow Pharm LTD.

Valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide tablets; 80 mg/12.5 mg, 160 mg/12.5 mg, 160 mg/25 mg, 320 mg/12.5 mg or 320 mg/25 mg; 90-count bottle. Manufactured for: AvKARE, Inc.

For more information about the drug recalls listed above, please visit http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/ires/index.cfm.

CONSUMER PRODUCTS

For a list of recent recalls of consumer products, please visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/.