Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for Ropinirole 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg and 2 mg tablets from Golden State Medical Supply Inc. was issued at a warehouse and pharmacy level only. The FDA and companies involved have determined that any recalled product that may have been dispensed to patients does not pose a significant health risk. If you take or someone you care for takes Ropinirole 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, or 2 mg tablets and are concerned about this alert or about your medicine, you should speak to your doctor.

Golden State Medical Supply Inc. Recalls Several Lots of Ropinirole 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg and 2 mg tablets

Golden State Medical Supply Inc. and Corepharma LLC have recalled several lots of Ropinirole 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, and 2 mg tablets. The following lot numbers have been recalled because samples from these lots did not pass the manufacturer's routine tests for impurities and by-products from chemical breakdown over time: Ropinirole 0.25mg Tablets: 102795A 103611A, 103611B, 103612A, 103612B, 104441A, 104876A, 105558A;

Ropinirole 0.5mg Tablets: 105202A; 105202B; 103537A, 103989B, 105027A, 105027B, 105559A, 105559B;

Ropinirole 1mg Tablets: 102961A, 102962A, 102962B, 103668B, 104442A, 104878A, 105514A;

Ropinirole 2mg Tablets: 103613A, 103613B, 103613C, 103613D, 104067A, 104067B, 104623A, 1055181

Ropinirole is used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease or restless leg syndrome. Ropinirole is also sold under the brand name Requip. No other lots, strengths, or brands of Ropinirole were involved in this recall.

To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: more information here

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2012-03-27
Last Updated: 2012-03-27

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