Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) Delayed-Release Capsules 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. If you take Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) Delayed-Release Capsules and are concerned, you should speak to your doctor.

AstraZeneca Recalls Single Lot of Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) Delayed-Release Capsules

AstraZeneca has recalled a single lot of Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) Delayed-Release Capsules, 40 mg. Lot number H008328 has been recalled because this lot may contain both Nexium 20 mg capsules and 40 mg capsules.

Nexium contains the active ingredient esomeprazole magnesium and is commonly used in the treatment of heartburn. This recall alert only applies to the single lot of Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) Delayed-Release Capsules, 40 mg. No other esomeprazole products were involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2012-07-25
Last Updated: 2012-07-25

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