Drug Recalls

Drug Recall Warnings: PharmaTech, Zydus Pharma

FDA Approves: New Hepatitis C Drug

The FDA has announced two drug recall warnings: PharmaTech, Zydus Pharma. One is a voluntary recall for Diocto Liquid and Diocto Syrup manufactured by PharmaTech of Davie, Florida. The other, also a voluntary recall, for Divalproex Sodium produced by the India based firm Zydus. The drug recall warnings of the PharmaTech products is due to a risk…

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Drug Recalls on the Rise Dramatically by 444 Percent

Drug recalls rose by 444 percent

The last quarter saw more drug recalls than at any time in the past three years. The number of recalls increased by 6 percent over the prior quarter to 86, and the volume of drug units in homes and on store shelves increased by 444 percent. The source of that information is Recall Index released today…

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Voluntary Recall: Apace Packaging Due to Potential Mislabeling

Due to potential mislabeling, Apace Packaging LLC has issued a voluntary recall for one lot of Cyclobenzaprine HCl Tablet, USP 5 mg 50ct Unit Dose, NDC# 50268-190-15, Lot Number 16710 and one lot of Amantadine HCl Capsule, USP 100 mg 50ct Unit Dose NDC# 50268-069-15, Lot Number 16710 to the Retail level. These products have been…

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Eliquis Recall Over Mislabeling Prompts Dosage Concerns

eliquis recall june 2017

Bristol-Myers Squibb has issued a voluntary recall relating to Eliquis, the company’s blockbuster blood-thinning drug. The lot in question has been recalled due to an incorrectly printed label stating the package contains 5 mg tablets. Its actual content is half that quantity.  The recall details cover a lot that was distributed to wholesalers and retailers back…

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