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Apotex Recalls Several Lots of Leflunomide tablets,10 mg and 20 mg
Apotex has recalled several lots of Leflunomide tablets, 10 mg and 20 mg. The following lot numbers have been recalled because routine testing found that the amount of active ingredient was too low in several samples from these lots: Leflunomide tablets, 10 mg: Lot numbers GY4197 and GZ1273 Leflunomide tablets, 20 mg: Lot number GZ1274 Leflunomide is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of the generic Leflunomide tablets, 10 mg and 20 mg made by Apotex. No other Leflunomide products were involved in this recall. To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/enforcement/enforce_rpt-Event-Detail.cfm?action=detail&id=38329&w=09052012&lang=eng
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Medtech Products Inc. Recalls Single Lot of Little Remedies For Tummys, Stimulant Laxative (sennosides) Drops
Medtech Products Inc. has recalled a single lot of Little Remedies For Tummys, Stimulant Laxative (sennosides) Drops. Lot number 11338 has been recalled because routine testing found that the amount of active ingredient was too low in several samples from this lot. Little Remedies For Tummys contains the active ingredient sennosides and is commonly used in the treatment of constipation. Sennosides is also sold under other brand names. This recall alert only applies to the single lot of Little Remedies For Tummys, Stimulant Laxative (sennosides) Drops. No other sennosides products were involved in this recall. To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/enforcement/enforce_rpt-Event-Detail.cfm?action=detail&id=62402&w=09122012&lang=eng
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2012-09-17 Apotex Recalls Several Lots of Leflunomide tablets,10 mg and 20 mg Leflunomide FDA
2012-09-17 Medtech Products Inc. Recalls Single Lot of Little Remedies For Tummys, Stimulant Laxative (sennosides) Drops Simethicone FDA
2012-09-14 FDA Warns OTC Topical Pain Relievers May Cause Burns to Skin Methyl Salicylate FDA
2012-09-12 Qualitest Recalls One Lot of Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen Manufacturer
2012-09-05 Sun Pharmaceutical Recalls Select Lots of Nimodipine Capsules Nimodipine FDA
2012-08-31 FDA recommends against use of Revatio in children with pulmonary hypertension Sildenafil FDA
2012-08-29 Genzyme Recalls Select Lots of Thymoglobulin Manufacturer
2012-08-17 FDA Warns: Codeine May Be Risky for Some Children FDA
2012-08-09 Fougera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Recalls Single Lot of Erythromycin Topical Solution USP, 2% Erythromycin FDA
2012-08-09 Grandpa Brands Co. Recalls Select Lots of Dent's Extra Strength Toothache Gum Benzocaine FDA
2012-08-09 Vintage Pharmaceuticals Recalls Several Lots of Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride Oral Solutions 10 mg/ 5 mL Hydroxyzine FDA
2012-08-09 Bayer Health Care Recalls Several Lots of Midol Complete Midol FDA
2012-08-09 Alaven Pharmaceutical LLC Recalls Several Lots of Prefera OB One Gel Capsules Prenatal Vitamins FDA
2012-07-25 Qualitest Recalls Several Lots of Hydrocortisone and Acetic Acid Otic Solution FDA
2012-07-25 AstraZeneca Recalls Single Lot of Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) Delayed-Release Capsules Esomeprazole FDA
2012-07-25 VistaPharm Recalls Select Lot of Hydrocodone Bitartrate & Acetaminophen Oral Solution Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen FDA
2012-07-25 GlaxoSmithKline Recalls Single Lot of Trizivir Tablets Abacavir Sulfate with Lamivudine / Zidovudine FDA
2012-07-25 Noven Pharmaceutical Recalls One More Lot of Daytrana Patches Methylphenidate FDA
2012-07-24 FDA Warns: Abnormal Heart Rhythms May Be Associated with Use of High Dose Zofran (Ondansetron) Ondansetron FDA
2012-07-23 FDA Issues Drug Safety Communication about the Risk of Seizures with Ampyra (Dalfampridine) Dalfampridine FDA