Health Letter, February 2019
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.
Amlodipine and valsartan tablets; 5 mg/160 mg, 10 mg/160 mg, 5 mg/320 mg or 10 mg/320 mg; 30-count bottle. Made in India. Manufactured for: Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Amlodipine and valsartan tablets; 5 mg/160 mg, 10 mg/160 mg, 5 mg/320 mg or 10 mg/320 mg; 30- or 90-count bottles. Manufactured in Israel by: TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL IND. LTD.
Amlodipine, valsartan, and hydrochlorothiazide tablets; 5 mg/160 mg/12.5 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 bottles. Manufactured in Israel by: TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL IND. LTD.
Clopidogrel tablets, 300 mg, 30-count (5 x 6 unit-dose) blister pack. Manufactured by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited.
Estradiol tablets, 2 mg, 100-count bottle. Distributed by: Epic Pharma.
Levoxyl (levothyroxine sodium) tablets, 112 mcg, 100-count bottle. Distributed by Pfizer Inc.
Nevirapine extended-release tablets, 400 mg, 30-count bottle. Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd.
Oxybutynin chloride tablets, 5 mg, 500-count bottle. Manufactured by: KVK-Tech, Inc.
Valsartan tablets; 40, 80, 160 or 320 mg; 30- or 90-count bottle. Made in India. Manufactured for: Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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- or 500-count bottle. Made in India. Manufactured for: Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Westminster irbesartan tablets; 75, 150 or 300 mg. Manufactured by: ScieGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
For more information about the drug recalls listed above, please visit http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/ires/index.cfm.
For a list of recent recalls of consumer products, please visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/.