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Drug recall notice for Enoxaparin Sodium Injection

Sandoz, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot (lot # SAB06761A, Exp 04/2023) of Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP 40 mg/0.4 mL Single-Dose Syringes. This drug is being recalled due to exposure to higher temperatures than recommended during shipment, which may have significantly impacted the recalled product’s effectiveness.

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Drug recall notice for Hizentra 20% (10g/50mL) lot #P10034060

CSL Behring Biotherapies for Life is voluntarily recalling one lot (lot #P10034060; expires 10/12/2023) of Hizentra 20% (10g/50mL) due to increased reports of local hypersensitivity and other injection-site reactions after taking it.

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Drug recall notice for Irbesartan Tablets and Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all batches of Irbesartan (75mg, 150mg and 300mg) Tablets USP and Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide (150mg/12.5mg and 300mg/12.5mg) Tablets USP due to certain test batches containing above acceptable limits of an impurity.

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Drug recall notice for Glucagon Emergency Kits for low blood sugar

Eli Lilly and Company is voluntarily recalling one (1) lot (lot #D239382D; expires April 2022) of Glucagon Emergency Kit for Low Blood Sugar (Glucagon for Injection, 1 mg per vial; Diluent for Glucagon, 1 mL syringe due to the vial of the Glucagon diluent being a liquid instead of a powder.

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Drug recall notice for Coppertone sprays

Coppertone, owned by Beiersdorf, is voluntarily recalling specific lots of five Coppertone aerosol sunscreen spray products: Pure & Simple Baby SPF 50 spray, Pure & Simple Kids SPF 50 spray, Pure & Simple SPF 50 spray, Sport Mineral SPF 50 spray, and Travel-Size Sport Spray SPF 50. Coppertone decided to recall these drugs due to the presence of Benzene in these products.

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Drug recall notice for Lotrimin® AF and Tinactin ® spray products

Bayer U.S. LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of Lotrimin® AF and Tinactin® spray products, which are anti-fungal medications used to treat athlete’s food, jock itch, ringworm and other fungal skin infections. Bayer decided to recall these drugs due to the presence of Benzene in some samples of the products.

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Drug recall notice for Chantix® 0.5 and 1 mg tablets

Pfizer is voluntarily recalling all lots Chantix 0.5 mg and 1 mg tablets, a drug used to help quit smoking. Pfizer made this decision because the affected medicines were found to contain impurities in amounts above the accepted level.

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Drug recall notice for Ruzurgi® 10 mg tablets

Jacobus Pharmaceutical Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling three (3) lots of f Ruzurgi (amifampridine) 10 mg tablets due to contamination.

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Drug recall notice for Firvanq® Vancomycin 50 mg/mL Kits

Azurity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Firvanq® (Vancomycin Hydrochloride for oral solution), Vancomycin 50 mg/mL Kits, which treats diarrhea and Enterocolitis. The drug is being recalled due to the kit containing a different diluent bottle than Firvanq, which may cause you to take the wrong dosage.”

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Drug recall notice for Lidocaine HCI Topical Solution 4%

Teligent Pharma, Inc. is recalling five lots of Lidocaine HCl Topical Solution 4%, 50 mL, a topical anesthetic. Teligent Pharma discovered that the affected lot was super potent, which may lead to higher doses than recommended.

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Drug recall notice for Atovaquone Oral Suspension

Atovaquone Oral Suspension is prescribed to treat pneumocystis jiroveci (pneumocystis carinii) pneumonia. KVK Tech, In., a company that makes Atovaquone Oral Suspension, USP 750mg/5ml, is voluntarily recalling 2 lots of this drug.

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Drug recall notice for NP Thyroid® Tablets

April 30, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC is voluntarily recalling thirty-eight (38) lots of NP Thyroid®, Thyroid Tablets, USP. The products are being recalled because testing has found these lots to be sub potent, meaning they don’t provide the amount of relief per dose as expected. If you take NP Thyroid tablets, speak with your health care professional as soon as possible to see if there are other available medicines for you.

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Drug recall notice for Guanfacine

April 20, 2021

Apotex Corp is voluntarily recalling one (3) lots of Guanfacine ER Tablets, 2 mg to the consumer level due to trace amounts of Quetiapine Fumarate.

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Drug recall notice for Telmisartan tablets

April 6, 2021

Alembic Pharmaceuticals Inc is voluntarily recalling one (1) lot of Telmisartan Tablets, 20 mg to the consumer level due to a label mix-up.

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