Health Letter, May 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.
Alprazolam tablets, 0.25 mg, 10 x 10 carton. Manufactured for: Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Amlodipine and valsartan tablets, 10 mg/160 mg, 30-count bottles. Manufactured for: Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc.
Fayosim (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) tablets; 0.15 mg/0.02 mg, 0.15 mg/0.025 mg or 0.15 mg/0.03 mg; and ethinyl estradiol tablets, 0.01 mg. Packaged in 1 extended-cycle wallet of 91 tablets packed in a pouch, one pouch per carton. Distributed by: Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Losartan potassium tablets; 25, 50 or 100 mg; 30-,90-, 500- or 1,000-count bottles or 50 tablets per 5×10 unit dose box. Manufactured for: AvKARE Inc. or Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc., or manufactured by: Torrent Pharma Inc.
Losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets; 50 mg/12.5 mg, 100 mg/12.5 mg or 100 mg/25 mg; 90-count bottles or 50 tablets per 5×10 unit dose box. Manufactured for: AvKARE Inc. or Macleods Pharma USA, Inc.
Pantoprazole sodium delayed-release tablets, 40 mg, 90-count bottle. Manufactured by: Jubilant Generics Ltd.
Telmisartan and hyrdochlorothiazide tablets; 40 mg/12.5 mg, 80 mg/12.5 mg or 80 mg/25 mg; 30-count bottles. Manufactured for: Macleods Pharma USA, Inc.
Valsartan tablets; 40, 80, 160 or 320 mg; 30- or 90-tablet bottles or 100 tablets per 10 x 10 unit dose blisters. Distributed by: Acetris Health, LLC., American Health Packaging or Aurobindo Pharma USA, 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/.