Medication Alerts

Recalls

Date 04/26/2013
Product Quinapril TAB 10mg LUPIN 90
Lot# 3101266
Exp 02/2013
NDC 68180055709
UPC

36818055709

Information:

Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling the above item/lots as a precautionary measure based upon the company’s determination that some of the tablets over time may not meet specification for Quinapril.

The affected product started shipping May 2010.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by Lupin.

Shattuck Pharmacy does not use this manufacturer for this medicine and therefore has not received any of this affected medicine.

 

Date 05/29/2012
Product Hydrocodone Bitartrate/Acetaminophen 7.5/500 16oz Mallinckrodt
Lot# 0375P76192; 0375T79384; 0375T80512; 0375T81209; 0375T81348; 0375U82277
Exp 07/2012; 05/2013; 08/2013; 09/2013; 09/2013; 01/2014 respectively
NDC 00406037516
UPC

30406037516

Information:

Mallinckrodt Inc. a Covidien company is voluntarily recalling the above lot due to a confirmed out of specification result for assay at the 18 month stability testing interval on an undistributed lot. The assay test result for the active ingredient, Hydrocodone Bitartate, is below the stability specification. During investigation of the out of specification result, it was determined that six distributed lots are also impacted. The low assay means that the product may be sub-potent and should not be used.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by Mallinckrodt.

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we have not received any of this product.

 

Date 05/29/2012
Product Hydrocodone Bitartrate/Acetaminophen 7.5/500 16oz Mallinckrodt
Lot# 0375P76192; 0375T79384; 0375T80512; 0375T81209; 0375T81348; 0375U82277
Exp 07/2012; 05/2013; 08/2013; 09/2013; 09/2013; 01/2014 respectively
NDC 00406037516
UPC

30406037516

Information:

Mallinckrodt Inc. a Covidien company is voluntarily recalling the above lot due to a confirmed out of specification result for assay at the 18 month stability testing interval on an undistributed lot. The assay test result for the active ingredient, Hydrocodone Bitartate, is below the stability specification. During investigation of the out of specification result, it was determined that six distributed lots are also impacted. The low assay means that the product may be sub-potent and should not be used.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by Mallinckrodt.

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we have not received any of this product.

 

Date 05/25/2012
Product Contour Test Strips 25ct
Lot# DW0GC3B31A; DW0GC3B31C; DW0GC3B31D; DW0HC3B31G; DW0HC3B31H; DW0JC3B31A; DW0JC3B32B; DW0KC3B31E; DW0LC3B31M; DW0LC3B31O; DW0LC3B31U; DW0MC3B31A; DW0MC3B31F; DW0MC3B31G; DW0MC3B31K; DW0MC3B31L; DW0MC3B31P; DW0MC3B31Q; DW1AC3B32D; DW1BC3B32B
Exp 07/2012; 07/2012; 07/2012; 08/2012; 08/2012; 09/2012; 09/2012; 10/2012; 11/2012; 11/2012; 11/2012; 12/2012; 12/2012; 12/2012; 12/2012; 12/2012; 12/2012; 12/2012; 01/2013; 02/2013 respectively
NDC 00193707025
UPC

30193707025

Information:

Bayer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling the above lots as a precautionary. The packaging under certain conditions can cause some test strips packaged in some small-count vials to operate outside of US FDA-cleared performance specifications and produce a low-bias reading during blood glucose testing.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by Bayer Pharmaceuticals.

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we did not receive any of these affected lots, however, should you use a BAYER CONTOUR METER BLUE (7151G), this recall may affect you. Be sure to check the LOT# on your test strips to verify that your strips are not affected by this recall.

 

Date 05/17/2012
Product Metoprolol Tartrate 50mg TAB TEVA 1000ct
Lot# TE1Y261
Exp 12/2013
NDC 00093073310
UPC

30093073310

Information:

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling the above lots distribute under the Teva Pharmaceuticals label. This recall is being carried out to the McKesson Customer level due to potential of some tablets not conforming to weight specifications. Product started shipping March 2012.

Contact Inmar at 800-967-5952 to request a response form or https://clsnetlink.com if you have affected product. Customer service related questions should be directed to Teva at 800-545-8800.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by Teva.

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we did not receive any of this affected lot.

 

Date 11/18/2011
Product Seroquel 300mg TAB
Lot# YB0130
Exp 01/2014
NDC 00310027460
UPC

30310027460

Information:

AstraZeneca is voluntarily recalling the above lot due to the potential presence of extremely low levels of inert polyvinylchloride mater in the product. This recall is the McKesson Customer Level. Product started shipping October 2011.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we did not receive any of this affected lot.

 

Date 10/25/2011
Product Excedrin CAPL ES 24ct, Excedrin ES TAB 300ct, Excedrin ES TAB 250ct, Excedrin TAB 100ct bot, Excedrin Migrain XS 250ct, Excedrin Migrain CAPL 24ct, Excedrin Tens HA CAPL 125ct, Excedrin Tens HA CAPL 100ct, Excedrin ES GELC
Lot# 10085080, 10073080, 10091817, 10092845, 10086758, 10086758, 10086758, 10086758, 10102541, 10101757, 10074660, 10066070, 10066069, 10063947, 10089902, 10087530, 10089353 respectively
Exp 01/2013, 06/2012, 06/2013, 05/2013, 06/2013, 02/2013, (11/2013, 10/2013, 07/2012, 01/2012, 01/2012), 11/2011, 04/2013, 03/2013, 04/2012 respectively
NDC 00067200024, 00067200024, 00067203077, 00067203091, 00067203777, 00067203924, 00067204577, 00067204577, 00067204591, 00067627080 respectively
UPC

30067200024, 30067203033, 30067203077, 30067203091, 30067203777, 30067203924, 30067204577, 30067204584, 30067204591, 30067627080 respectively

Information:

Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. is voluntarily recalls the above items/lots as a result of instances of product mix-ups. The type of product mix-ups found in the bottles were other varieties of Excedirn products, some of which may or may not have the same formulation. Affected product started shipping January 29, 2009. This recall is to the McKesson Customer Level.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by Novartis.

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we did not receive any of these affected lots.

 

Date 10/25/2011
Product Coumadin TB 2MG UD, 2MG UD 100ct, 5MG UD, 5MG UD 100ct. Bristol-Myers 06473
Lot# 0B60594A, 0B60594A, 0A60594A, 0D55407A, 0A64654A, 0D55407A respectively
Exp 04/2013, 04/2013, 03/2013, 04/2013, 03/2013, 04/2013 respectively
NDC 00056017001, 00056017075, 00056017201, 00056017201, 00056017275, 00056017275 respectively
UPC

n/a, 30056017075, n/a, n/a, 30056017275, 30056017275 respectively

Information:

Bristol Myers is voluntarily recalling the above lots because they may not conform to a specification throughout the shelf life. This recall is to the McKesson Customer level. Product started shipping July 2010.

For medical inquiries contact Bristol Myers at 800-332-2056.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by Bristol-Myers.

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we use do not use unit dose (UD) and thus did not receive any of these affected lots. However, it is always good sense to check your medications and ask if you have questions.

 

Date 10/21/2011
Product Tetracycline CP 500MG Ivax
Lot# 34002104C, 34002104A
Exp 04/2014, 04/2013 respectively
NDC 00172240780, 00172240710 respectively
UPC

30172240780, 30172240710 respectively

Information:

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling the above lots due to out of specification for particle size. This recall is to the McKesson Customer level. Product started shipping May 2011.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by Teva.

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we checked our inventory and purchases and did not receive these affected lots, though it is always good sense to check your medications and ask if you have questions.

 

Date 08/11/2011
Product Azithromycin TB 250MG Sandoz
Lot# BL6236
Exp 02/2013
NDC 00781149668
UPC

30781149668

Information:

Sandoz is voluntarily recalling the above lots in response to a unit does package with dosing instructions on both sides of the package and missing the product description, NDC number, manufacturer information, directions to keep this drug out of reach of children and storage conditions.

Contact GENCO Pharmaceutical Services at 1-877-319-8967 if you have any recall questions. For product questions, contact 800-525-8747.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by Sandoz.

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we use a different manufacturer and thus did not receive any of this affected lot.

 

Date 07/14/2011
Product Levoxyl TAB 75MCG RxPak/Monarch
Lot# 74476
Exp 03/2012
NDC

60793085201

UPC

36079385201

Information:

King Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling one lot of Levoxyl tablets 1000 count after a single 200 mcg tablet was found packaged in a bottle of 75mcg. RxPak purchased the recalled product and has repackaged it. Due to this, RxPak is voluntarily recalling the above lot. This recall is being conducted to the McKesson Customer Level. Product started shipping February 2011.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by RX PAK/Monarch.

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we checked our inventory and purchases and did not receive this affected lot. We also check medications before they reach you on EVERY prescription; however, if you discover that your medication does look different, it is always good sense to CALL and inquire.

 

Date 03/29/11
Product Tylenol 8Hr Caplets 150tab
Lot# ADM074
Exp 03/2012
NDC 50580029715
UPC 30045029718
Information:

McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of the above products that was distributed in the United States. McNeil is taking this action as part of our ongoing surveillance and monitoring efforts that identified a small number of complaints of a musty or moldy odor.

If a consumers who purchased product from the lot included in this recall please advise them they should stop using the product and contact McNeil Consumer Healthcare, either at www.tylenol.com or by calling 1-888-222-6036 (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time) for instructions about receiving a refund or product coupon. Consumers who have medical concerns or questions should contact their healthcare provider.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by McNeil.

 

Date 03/28/11
Product Citalopram 10mg tab Greenstone & Finasteride 5mg Tab Greenstone
Lot# FI0510058-A
Exp 09/2012
NDC 59762480001 & 59762085003 respectively
UPC 35976248001 & 35976208503 respectively
Information:

Aurobindo Pharma Limited, with cooperation of Greenstone LLC is voluntarily recalling the above lots because it was determined that several bottles of Finasteride Tablets, USP 5 mg were mislabeled as Citalopram Tablets, USP 10 mg. the lot number above appears in both labels. Please note that administration or exposure to the above mentioned lots of Finasteride Tablets USP 5 mg that are labeled as Citalopram Tablets, USP 10 mg may cause adverse events such as birth defects in a exposed male fetus, discontinuation events, or lack of antidepressant efficiency. This recall is the Consumer/Patient Level.

Product started shipping December 2010.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Information contained in this document was provided by Greenstone.

At Shattuck Pharmacy, we checked our inventory and purchases and did not receive any of these affected lots. We also strive to check medications before they reach you on EVERY prescription; however, if you discover that your medication does look different, it is always good sense to CALL and inquire.

 

In The News

Levoxyl® Voluntarily Recalled at the Pharmacy Level

Pfizer has conducted a careful risk assessment and has determined that there is little to no risk of any adverse health events due to this packaging defect.  Regardless, Pfizer, King, and the FDA have worked together and decided to voluntarily recall at the pharmacy level, all Levoxyl strengths.

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