Product Recalls: July 12, 2018 – August 15, 2018

Health Letter, September 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 II

Doxycycline hyclate tablets, 100 mg, 50- or 500-count bottle or 3 x 10 unit dose. Manufactured by: West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Indomethacin capsules. 50 mg, 100-count bottles. Manufactured for: Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Manufactured by: Hetero, Hetero Labs Limited.

Metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets, 500 mg, 500-count bottle. Manufactured by: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Potassium citrate extended-release tablets, 10 or 15 mEq, 100-count bottles. Manufactured for: Vensun Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Manufactured by: Strides Shasun Limited.

Valsartan tablets; 40, 80, 160 or 320 mg; 30-, 90-, 500- or 1,000-count bottle. Manufactured by: Arrow Pharma (Malta) Ltd.

Valsartan tablets; 80 or 320 mg; 28-, 30-, 60- or 90-count bottles. Packaged by: Bryant Ranch.

Valsartan tablets, 160 mg, 90-count bottle. Repackaged by: H.J. Harkins Co, Inc.

Valsartan tablets, 80 or 160 mg, unit dose. Distributed by: Major Pharmaceuticals.

Valsartan tablets; 40, 80, 160 or 320 mg; 30- or 90-count bottle. Manufactured by: Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co., 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 by: Arrow Pharma (Malta) Ltd.

Valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide tablets; 160/12.5, 160/25 mg or 320/25 mg; 30- or 90-count jar. Packaged by: NuCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide tablets, 160 mg/12.5 mg or 320 mg/12.5 mg, 90-count bottle. Repackaged by: RemedyRepack.

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 bottles. Manufactured by: Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

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/.