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Generic Manufacturer Recalls Several Drug Products
Actavis Totowa LLC, a generic drug manufacturer, has voluntarily recalled all drug products manufactured at its Little Falls, New Jersey facility. An FDA inspection at Little Falls revealed operations which did not meet the FDA's or Actavis' standards for good manufacturing practices. This recall includes all DIPYRIDAMOLE 25 mg, 50 mg, and 75 mg tablets manufactured by Actavis Totowa, LLC. For more information, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ArchiveRecalls/2008/ucm112477.htm or http://www.actavis.us/RecallFAQ
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Lannett Co., Inc Recalls Select Lots of Dipyridamole 25 mg Tablets
Lannett Co., Inc is recalling four lots of Dipyridamole 25 mg tablets. Lot numbers 2008261067, 2008522883, 2008261068, and 2008522884 are being recalled because samples from these lots failed tests that measured their ability to dissolve. Dipyridamole is used along with other drugs to reduce the risk of blood clots after heart valve replacement surgery. Dipyridamole is also sold under the brand name Persantine. This recall alert only applies these four lots of Dipyridamole 25 mg made by Lannett Co., Inc. No other dipyridamole products are involved in this recall. To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/EnforcementReports/ucm204085
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2008-08-04 Generic Manufacturer Recalls Several Drug Products Dipyridamole Manufacturer
2010-04-02 Lannett Co., Inc Recalls Select Lots of Dipyridamole 25 mg Tablets Dipyridamole FDA
2009-01-29 Recall on All ETHEX Brand Disopyramide Extended Release 150 mg Capsules Disopyramide Manufacturer
2008-01-31 Increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviour Divalproex Sodium FDA
2008-12-17 New FDA Warning on Seizure Medications Divalproex Sodium FDA
2009-05-06 FDA Approves Updated Labeling For Antiepileptic Medications Divalproex Sodium FDA
2009-12-08 Risk of Neural Tube Birth Defects Following Prenatal Exposure to Valproate Sodium, Valproic Acid, or Divalproex Sodium Divalproex Sodium FDA
2011-07-12 Fetal Exposure To Valproate Medicine During Pregnancy May Cause Cognitive Delay Divalproex Sodium FDA
2012-03-19 Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co. Recalls Single Lot of Valproic Acid Oral Solution 250 mg/5 mL Divalproex Sodium FDA
2013-05-07 FDA Warns Pregnant Women to Not Use Certain Migraine Prevention Medicines Divalproex Sodium FDA
2014-06-26 FDA Warns: Docetaxel May Cause Alcohol Intoxication Docetaxel FDA
2010-12-20 FDA Publishes Drug Safety Communication: Abnormal Heart Rhythms Associated With Use of Anzemet (Dolasetron Mesylate) Dolasetron FDA
2009-05-04 FDA Requires Additional Labeling for Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers and Fever Reducers FDA
2009-12-14 Alka-Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold Formula Liquid Gels - Incorrect Packaging Manufacturer
2009-07-14 FDA Takes Actions on Pain Medications Containing Propoxyphene FDA
2009-08-27 Donepezil (Aricept) Linked to Increased Risk of Fainting and Low Heart Rate Donepezil MediGuard CRT
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
2009-01-29 Recall on All ETHEX Brand Doxazosin Tablets Doxazosin Manufacturer
2012-12-02 Mylan Pharmaceuticals Recalls Single Lot of Doxazosin Tablets 2 mg Doxazosin FDA
2010-10-27 American Health Packaging Recalls Single Lot of Dronabinol Capsules Dronabinol FDA
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