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Clear Nicotine Patch 7 mg, 14 mg, and 21 mg Recalled At Warehouse/Retail Level
AVEVA Drug Delivery Systems, Inc. is now recalling several more lots and strengths of Clear Nicotine Transdermal System patch, sold over-the-counter (OTC) under the Equate, Rugby, Meijer, Premier Value/CDC, Duane Reade, and Equaline brands. These Clear Nicotine 7 mg, 14 mg, and 21 mg patches are being recalled because samples from this lot did not pass the manufacturer's routine tests for impurities and by-products from chemical breakdown. The following lot numbers have been recalled: 1) Clear Nicotine (nicotine) Transdermal System Patch, 7 mg - sold under Equate, Rugby, and Meijer brands Recalled Lot Numbers: 37263, 38038, 38221, 38443, 38475, 38695 2) Clear Nicotine (nicotine) Transdermal System Patch, 14 mg - sold under Equate, Rugby, Equaline, Premier Value/CDC, and Meijer brand Recalled Lot Numbers: 37263, 38038, 38221, 38443, 38475, 38695 3) Clear Nicotine (nicotine) Transdermal System Patch, 21 mg - sold under Equate, Rugby, Equaline; Premier Value/CDC, Meijer, and Duane Reade brand Recalled Lot Numbers: 37030, 37166, 37261, 37548, 37561, 37648, 37653, 37705, 37714, 37731, 37815, 37848, 37849, 37850,37906, 37922, 37923, 37988, 37989, 37990, 37991, 38061, 38062, 38063,38112, 38113, 38263, 38259, 38260, 38261, 38269, 38341, 38376, 38471, 38472, 38473, 38604. 38536, 38474, 38633, 38691, 38694, 38722, 38776, 38605, 38606, 38693, 38632, 38634, 38866, 38867 The nicotine patch is used to help quit smoking. There are several brands and strengths of nicotine patches available in stores. This recall alert only applies to select lots of Clear Nicotine Transdermal System patch. No other Nicotine products are involved in this recall. To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Safety/Recalls/EnforcementReports/UCM217010.pdf
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Recall of Two Lots of Sulfacetamide Sodium Topical Suspension
Taro Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc is recalling several lots of Sulfacetamide Sodium Topical Suspension, 10% (Lotion), packaged in 118mL (4 fl oz) bottles. Lot numbers G910 and H9026 are being recalled because bottles in these lost were labeled with the wrong expiration date. Sulfacetamide Sodium Lotion is used in the treatment of acne. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of Sulfacetamide Sodium Topical Suspension, 10% (Lotion) made by Taro Pharmaceuticals. No other Sulfacetamide Sodium products were involved in this recall. To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Safety/Recalls/EnforcementReports/UCM217010.pdf
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2010-07-20 Clear Nicotine Patch 7 mg, 14 mg, and 21 mg Recalled At Warehouse/Retail Level Nicotine FDA
2010-07-20 Recall of Two Lots of Sulfacetamide Sodium Topical Suspension Sulfacetamide FDA
2010-07-20 Tretinoin Cream: Three lots recalled by Ortho Pharmaceutical Tretinoin FDA
2010-07-20 Paroxetine 40 mg Tablets: Single Lot Recalled by Aurobindo Pharma Paroxetine FDA
2010-07-20 Select Lots of Nifediac CC Extended Release 60 mg Tablets Recalled By Biovail Pharmaceuticals Nifedipine FDA
2010-07-20 Amoxicillin for Oral Suspension: Recall by Teva Pharmaceuticals Amoxicillin FDA
2010-07-21 Itch Relief Eye Drops Recalled from Popular Store Brands (Target, Walgreens, CVS, Kroger, H-E-B and Others) Ketotifen FDA
2010-07-21 Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. Recalls Select Lots of Ultram ER (tramadol HCl) Extended-Release Tablets, 100 mg Tramadol FDA
2010-07-21 Little Tummy's Stimulant Laxative Drops: Manufacturer Recalls Four Lots Senna FDA
2010-07-21 Zolpidem: Two Lots Recalled Because of Oversized Tablets Zolpidem FDA
2010-07-21 Sertraline 100 mg Tablets: Single Lot Recalled Sertraline FDA
2010-07-21 Two Companies Recall Their Isosorbide Mononitrate Product Isosorbide FDA
2010-07-21 Glumetza: Depomed Inc. Recalls Several Lots Metformin FDA
2010-07-23 FDA Publishes Question and Answers about Approval of Generic Version of Lovenox (Enoxaparin Sodium Injection) Lovenox FDA
2010-07-28 Bausch + Lomb Recalls PreserVision Eye Vitamin AREDS 2 Formula with Omega 3 Soft Gel VIT A / VIT C / VIT E / Copper / Zinc Manufacturer
2010-07-29 FDA Warns about Risk of Developing Rare Type of Pneumonia During Treatment With Cubicin Daptomycin FDA
2010-07-29 The FDA Announces Ongoing Safety Review of Evamist and Reports of Unintended Exposure of Children and Pets Estradiol FDA
2010-07-30 Vintage Pharmaceuticals LLC Recalls Single Lot of Ibudone, 5 mg/200 mg tablets Hydrocodone Bitartrate with Ibuprofen FDA
2010-07-30 McNeil Healthcare Recalls Additional Lot of Motrin IB Ibuprofen FDA
2010-07-30 Paddock Laboratories, Inc. Recalls Single Lot of LiothyronineTablets Liothyronine FDA