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Coloplast Manufacturing US Recalls Select Lots of Critic-Aid Skin Paste 2.5 oz/71g
Colorplast Manufacturing US has recalled select lots of Critic-Aid Skin Paste 2.5 oz/71g. Lot numbers 2441567 and 2461319 are being recalled because these lots failed the routine stability tests performed by the manufacturer. Critic-Aid Skin Paste is commonly used in the treatment of skin irritation. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of Critic-Aid Skin Paste. No other Critic-Aid Skin Paste products were involved in this recall. To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/EnforcementReports/ucm255019.htm
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Recall on All ETHEX Brand PhenaVent
The ETHEX Corporation, a subsidiary of KV Pharmaceutical, has recalled all lots of ETHEX brand PhenaVent which contain the active ingredients guaifenesin and phenylephrine. These recalled products may have been manufactured under conditions that did not meet the current manufacturing standards called Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). Some ETHEX products have recently had specific lots recalled due to defects found, including oversized tablets. ETHEX is now recalling all of their products to ensure that no other defective products remain available to patients. The ETHEX products and the NDC numbers involved in the recall are listed below. The NDC number is a product number that is sometimes listed on a prescription label. PhenaVent Capsules (NDC 58177-078-19) PhenaVent D Tablets (NDC 58177-444-04) PhenaVent LA Capsules (NDC 58177-095-19) PhenaVent PED Capsules (NDC 58177-079-04) For more information, please visit: http://www.ethex.com/news/pressRelease012809.aspx
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2011-05-20 Coloplast Manufacturing US Recalls Select Lots of Critic-Aid Skin Paste 2.5 oz/71g Petrolatum and Zinc Oxide FDA
2009-02-02 Recall on All ETHEX Brand PhenaVent Phenavent Manufacturer
2008-08-04 Generic Manufacturer Recalls Several Drug Products Phenazopyridine Manufacturer
2008-08-04 Generic Manufacturer Recalls Several Drug Products Phendimetrazine Manufacturer
2011-02-07 Qualitest Recalls Phenobarbital Tablets Because of Incorrect Package Labeling Phenobarbital FDA
2008-08-04 Generic Manufacturer Recalls Several Drug Products Phentermine Manufacturer
2009-12-15 Recall on a Single Lot of Phentermine 37.5 mg Tablets Phentermine FDA
2008-10-10 Important Information About Safe Use of Children's Cough and Cold Medicine Phenylephrine Manufacturer
2009-11-20 Recall on Vicks Sinex Vapospray Nasal Spray Phenylephrine FDA
2008-01-31 Increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviour Phenytoin FDA
2008-11-25 New Safety Information for Phenytoin Phenytoin FDA
2008-12-17 New FDA Warning on Seizure Medications Phenytoin FDA
2009-05-04 FDA Requires Additional Labeling for Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers and Fever Reducers FDA
2010-02-19 Recall of a Single Lot of Pilocarpine Hydrochloride 5 mg Tablets Pilocarpine FDA
2008-06-17 New Boxed Warning on Older Class of Antipsychotic Drugs Pimozide FDA
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Pimozide MediGuard CRT
2007-08-14 Some Diabetes Drugs to Strengthen Warning on Heart Failure Risk Pioglitazone FDA
2009-06-08 Thiazolidinediones Associated with Increased Risk of Fractures Pioglitazone MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Thiazolidinediones Associated with Increased Risk of Fractures Pioglitazone and Metformin MediGuard CRT
2009-09-16 Study Supports Link Between Pitavastatin MediGuard CRT
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