Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for Atenolol Tablets, 25 mg from Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. was issued at a warehouse and pharmacy level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have been dispensed to patients does not pose a significant health risk.

However, if you take Atenolol Tablets, 25 mg from Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, please check you tablets. If you notice any particles in your tablets, please take your prescription to your pharmacy to examine and possibly exchange. If you have any other concerns about your medicine or think you are experiencing side effects, please speak to your doctor.

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. Recalls Several Lots of Atenolol Tablets, 25 mg

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. has recalled several lots of Atenolol Tablets, 25 mg. The following lot numbers have been recalled because some lots may contain very small pieces of stainless steel: 90A024, 90A026, and 90A028.

Atenolol is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. This recall alert only applies to the single lot of the generic Atenolol Tablets, 25 mg made by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. No other Atenolol products were involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2012-07-23
Last Updated: 2012-07-23

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