Health Letter, August 2020
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.
Amneal metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets; 500 or 750 mg; 90-, 100-, 500- or 1,000-count bottles. Distributed by: Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC.
Aripiprazole tablets, 2 mg, 30 tablets per bottle. Manufactured by: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited (Formulation Division). Manufactured for: Alembic Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Clozapine tablets, 100 mg, 500-count bottle. Distributed by: Aurobindo Pharma USA.
Doxycycline hyclate tablets, 100 mg, 30 tablets per carton (3 x 10). Distributed by: American Health Packaging.
Lisinopril tablets, 5 mg, 1000-count bottle. Manufactured for: Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. Manufactured by: Lupin Limited.
Metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets; 500 or 750 mg; 30-, 50-, 60-, 90-, 100-, 120-, 180-, 360-, 500- or 1,000-count bottles. Manufactured by: Watson Pharma Private Limited or PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, or Manufactured for: Apotex Corp., AvKARE, Inc, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. or PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.
Time-Cap Labs, Inc. metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets, 500 mg, 100-count bottles. Manufactured for: Time-Cap Labs, Inc. Manufactured by: Marksans Pharma Ltd.
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/.