Medicare Drug News

Drug recalls, alerts & new therapies

This page is your source for pharmacy-related safety alerts, drug recalls, new therapies and generics, and other medication information.

Drug alerts

8/6/2018Drug recall notice for Ondansetron Orally Disintegrating Tablets (ODT) and Risperidone Orally Disintegrating Tablets Novartis and Sandoz Inc. have voluntarily recalled certain blister card packages distributed in the United States.

Drug recall notice for Ondansetron Orally Disintegrating Tablets (ODT) and Risperidone Orally Disintegrating Tablets (222 Kb)

7/20/2018Drug recall notice for valsartan and valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) tabletsSome manufacturers have voluntarily recalled generic valsartan and valsartan-HCTZ tablets due to an impurity used in the manufacturing of these medications.

Drug recall notice for valsartan and valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) tablets (129 Kb)

06/01/17Drug recall notice for Ventolin HFA Inhaler®The maker of Ventolin HFA Inhaler® has voluntarily recalled select lots from the U.S. marketplace. This recall was initiated due to a defect in certain lots of the inhaler that causes the product to deliver fewer doses than indicated.

Drug recall notice for Ventolin HFA Inhaler® (116 Kb)

06/01/17Drug recall notice for EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr® Auto-InjectorThe maker of EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr® Auto-Injectors has voluntarily recalled select lots distributed in the U.S. and other markets. This recall was initiated due to reports of possible device malfunctions that could result in the devices failing to activate or requiring increased force to activate in an emergency or life-threatening situation.

Drug recall notice for EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr® Auto-Injector (124 Kb)

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