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Product Recalls: January 13, 2021 – February 17, 2021

Health Letter, March 2021

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.


Metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets, 750 mg, 100 tablets per bottle. Manufactured by: Nostrum Laboratories, Inc. Lot #: MET200501 and MET200601, exp. date: 07/2022.

Nitrofurantoin capsules, monohydrate/macrocrystals, 100 mg, 100 per carton (10 capsules x 10 blister cards). Distributed by: American Health Packaging. Lot # 193757, exp. date: 1/31/2022.

Nortriptyline HCl capsules, equivalent to 10 mg base. Manufactured by: Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Lot #: AC05096, AC05098 and AC05099, exp. date: 10/31/2022.

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/.