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Recall of Two Lots of FENTANYL (also sold as DURAGESIC) 50 mcg/hr Transdermal System Patches
PriCara, a Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has voluntarily recalled lot number 0817239 of 50 microgram/hour (mcg/hr) DURAGESIC (fentanyl transdermal system) patches sold by PriCara and lot number 0816851 of 50 mcg/hr fentanyl patches sold by Sandoz Inc. Patches from these lot numbers may have a small cut on the patch which could leak fentanyl gel, possibly exposing patients or caregivers directly to the product. No other strengths or lots are affected by this recall. For more information please visit: http://www.pricara.com/pricara/pages/123108_press_release.jsp
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Recall of Several Lots of Ultram ER 100 mg tablets
Biovail Corporation announced a voluntary recall of certain lots of Ultram ER (extended-release tramadol hydrochloride) 100 mg tablets, a medicine used to treat pain. These tablets are being recalled because they do not meet the manufacturing standards for how the product dissolves and is absorbed by the body. This problem, however, is minor and does not impact patient health or safety. The lot numbers involved in the recall are: P07L026, P07L027, P08A039, P08B043, P08A040, P08A041, P08A042, P08C040, P08E024, P08E025, P08E026, 08D010P, P08D012P, P08E055, P08E056, P08F025 For more information, please visit: http://www.biovail.com/english/Investor%20Relations/Latest%20News/default.asp?s=1&state=showrelease&releaseid=1239727
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