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Bristol-Myers Squibb Recalls Several Lots of Kombiglyze XR Tablets, Doctor Samples
Bristol-Myers Squibb has recalled several lots of Kombiglyze XR (saxagliptin and metformin HCl extended-release) Tablets, 5 mg/500 mg and 2.5 mg/1000 mg blister pack doctor samples. The following lot numbers have been recalled because the labels on the outside boxes may be labeled with the wrong drug strength: Kombiglyze XR 2.5 mg/1000 mg Sample – Not For Sale – 6 Tablets per Carton: 1J6024PA, 1J6025PA, 1K6049PA, and 1L9015WA Kombiglyze XR 5 mg/500 mg Sample – Not For Sale – 7 Tablets per Carton: 1J6024PA , 1J6025PA, 1K6049PA, and 1L9015WA Kombiglyze XR contains the active ingredient saxagliptin and metformin and is commonly used in the treatment of diabetes. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of Kombiglyze XR Tablets, 5 mg/500 mg and 2.5 mg/1000 mg Samples. No other saxagliptin and metformin products were involved in this recall. To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/enforcement/enforce_rpt-Event-Detail.cfm?action=detail&id=62898&w=10312012&lang=eng
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Target Corp. Recalls Several Lots of UP & UP brand, Kid’s Foaming Hand Sanitizer
Target Corp. is recalling several lots of UP & UP brand, kid’s foaming hand sanitizer, alcohol free, 99.9% effective against germs, Apple-cleani and Sweets’ melon scents. The following lot numbers are being recalled because the product may be contaminated with bacteria: 1782-01059, 2072-01059, 2082-01195, 2082-01085, 1852-01085, 2082-01213, 2152-01261, and 1782-01084 Kid’s Foaming Hand Sanitizer contains the active ingredient benzalkonium chloride and is commonly used in the providing hand sanitization. Benzalkonium chloride is also sold under other brand names. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of UP & UP brand, Kid’s Foaming Hand Sanitizer. No other benzalkonium chloride 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=63378&w=11072012&lang=eng
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2012-12-02 Bristol-Myers Squibb Recalls Several Lots of Kombiglyze XR Tablets, Doctor Samples Saxagliptin and Metformin FDA
2012-12-02 Target Corp. Recalls Several Lots of UP & UP brand, Kid’s Foaming Hand Sanitizer FDA
2012-12-02 Medical Pharmaceuticals Corp Recalls Several Lots of in the AcneFree Line of Products Benzoyl Peroxide FDA
2012-12-02 Aurobindo Pharma Recalls Single Lot of Northstar Zolpidem Tablets 10 mg Zolpidem FDA
2012-12-02 Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. Recalls Single Lot of Atorvastatin Tablets, 10 mg Atorvastatin FDA
2012-12-02 Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited Recalls Single Lot of Quetiapine Tablets, 25mg Quetiapine FDA
2012-12-02 Church & Dwight Col, Inc. Recalls Single Lot of Orajel Kids My Way! Anticavity Fluoride Toothpaste Sodium Fluoride FDA
2012-11-27 Stat Rx USA, LLC Recalls a Single Lot of Venlafaxine ER 150mg Tablets Venlafaxine FDA
2012-11-27 Akorn, Inc. Recalls Two Lots of Tobramycin Ophthalmic Ointment 0.3% Tobramycin FDA
2012-11-26 Generic Lipitor Recall: Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Recalls Tablets of Atorvastatin Due to Glass Particles Atorvastatin Manufacturer
2012-11-15 Boehringer Ingelheim Recalls Single Lot of Pradaxa 75 mg Capsules Dabigatran Manufacturer
2012-11-06 Recall: Two Bee Pollen Products Found to Contain Sibutramine, an Unapproved Treatment for Weight Loss BEE Pollen FDA
2012-11-06 FDA Reports Bleeding Risk With Pradaxa Similar to Warfarin Dabigatran FDA
2012-10-31 Mylan Pharmaceuticals Recalls Single Lot of Famotidine Tablets, 20 mg Famotidine FDA
2012-10-30 Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC Recalls Several Lots of Prometh VC Plain and Prometh with Codeine FDA
2012-10-30 Paddock Laboratories, Inc. Recalls Single Lot of Moexipril Tablets 7.5mg Moexipril FDA
2012-10-30 Sandoz Inc. Recalls Several Lots of Children's Cetirizine Chewable Tablets 5 mg Cetirizine FDA
2012-10-25 Keep Eye Drops and Nasal Sprays Out of Kids' Reach Tetrahydrozoline FDA
2012-10-17 FDA Advises Doctors to Contact Patients Who Were Given Any Injectable Medicine Made by NECC after May 21, 2012 Dorzolamide Hydrochloride with Timolol Maleate FDA
2012-10-11 FDA Update: Budeprion XL 300 mg Not Equivalent to Wellbutrin XL 300 mg Bupropion FDA