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Vintage and Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Recall a Single Lot of Prednisone
Vintage Pharmaceuticals, LLC and Qualitest Pharmaceuticals have recalled a single lot of Prednisone Tablets, 10 mg. Lot number L091D10A has been recalled because this lot may contain higher amounts of active medicine than stated on the label. Prednisone is used for the treatment many conditions, such as allergic reactions, skin conditions, asthma and many more. Prednisone is made by several manufacturers. This recall alert only applies to the single lot of Prednisone Tablets, 10 mg made by Vintage Pharmaceuticals, LLC and Qualitest Pharmaceuticals. No other prednisone products were involved in this recall. To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/EnforcementReports/ucm234860.htm
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McNeil Issues Another Recall: Children's Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt Tablets
In consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), McNeil Consumer Healthcare has issued a voluntary recall of all product lots of Children's Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt Tablets, in cherry and grape flavors, that were distributed in the United States, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Puerto Rico, St. Martin, and St. Thomas. The recall was initiated because of manufacturing issues. This recall is at the wholesale and retail level. There is no indication that the recalled products do not meet quality standards, and this recall is not being undertaken on the basis of adverse events. No action is required by consumers or healthcare providers and consumers can continue to use the product. Benadryl contains the active ingredient diphenhydramine. Diphenhydramine is sold under many brand names and formulations. No other diphenhydramine brands or formulations are involved in this recall. For more information, please visit: http://www.benadryl.com/generic.jhtml?id=/benadryl/include/recall_nov.inc
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2010-11-29 Vintage and Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Recall a Single Lot of Prednisone Tamoxifen FDA
2010-11-24 McNeil Issues Another Recall: Children's Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt Tablets Diphenhydramine Manufacturer
2010-11-24 McNeil Issues Another Recall: Rolaids Extra Strength Softchews Calcium Carbonate with Magnesium Hydroxide Manufacturer
2010-11-24 McNeil Issues Another Recall: Junior Strength Motrin Caplets Ibuprofen Manufacturer
2010-11-19 FDA Recommends Against the Continued Use of Propoxyphene (Darvon, Darvocet, and Others) Propoxyphene HCl FDA
2010-11-05 Vitamin E Linked to Certain Types of Stroke MediGuard CRT
2010-11-04 Actavis Issues Consumer Update to Recall of Fentanyl Transdermal System 25 mcg/h Patches Fentanyl Manufacturer
2010-11-04 Medical Products Laboratories, Inc. Recalls Single Lot of NaFrinse Sodium Fluoride FDA
2010-11-04 Blenheim Pharmacal Recalls Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim DS Tablets Sulfamethoxazole with Trimethoprim FDA
2010-11-03 Discontinuation of Original Prefilled Pens for Humalog and Humalog Mix Insulin Lispro and Insulin Lispro Protamine Manufacturer
2010-11-01 B. Braun Recalls Several Lots of Heparin Heparin FDA
2010-10-31 Pfizer Recalls Two More Lots of Lipitor 40 mg Tablets Due To Strange Smell Atorvastatin Manufacturer
2010-10-29 Sandoz Issues Voluntary Recall of Methotrexate Injection Vials Methotrexate Manufacturer
2010-10-28 Sanofi-Aventis Recalls Single Lot of Apidra SoloStar Insulin Glulisine FDA
2010-10-28 FDA Issues Reminder to Avoid Concomitant Use of Plavix (Clopidogrel) and Omeprazole (Prilosec, Prilosec OTC, Zegerid, Zegerid OTC) Clopidogrel FDA
2010-10-27 Apotex Corp Recalls Single Lot of Oxybutynin Oral Solution Oxybutynin FDA
2010-10-27 Fresenius Recalls Single Lot of PhosLo GelCaps Calcium Acetate FDA
2010-10-27 Teva Recalls a Single Lot of Claravis Capsules Isotretinoin FDA
2010-10-27 American Health Packaging Recalls Single Lot of Dronabinol Capsules Dronabinol FDA
2010-10-22 Actavis Inc. Issues a Voluntary Recall of 18 Lots of Fentanyl Transdermal System 25 mcg/hr Fentanyl Manufacturer
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