Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for Fluticasone Propionate Ointment, 0.005% from Nycomed US Inc. was issued at a warehouse and pharmacy level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have been dispensed to patients does not pose a significant health risk. If you use Fluticasone Propionate Ointment, 0.005% and are concerned, you should speak to your doctor.

Nycomed Recalls Single Lot of Fluticasone Propionate Ointment, 0.005%

Nycomed US Inc. has recalled a single lot of Fluticasone Propionate Ointment, 0.005%, 15 gm tubes. Lot number 790G is being recalled because this lot failed the routine stability tests performed by the manufacturer.

Fluticasone Propionate Ointment is used in the treatment of itchy or swollen skin. This recall alert only applies to the single lot of the generic Fluticasone Propionate Ointment, 0.005% made by Nycomed US Inc. No other fluticasone products were involved in this recall.

To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: more information here

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2011-03-01
Last Updated: 2011-03-01

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