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This recall for Metoprolol Tartrate Tablets 50 mg from TEVA Phamaceuticals 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 take Metoprolol Tartrate Tablets 50 mg from Teva Pharmaceuitcals and are concerned, you should speak to your pharmacist or doctor. If you think you are experiencing side effects from your medicine, please follow up with your doctor.

TEVA Phamaceuticals Recalls Single Lot of Metoprolol Tartrate Tablets 50 mg

TEVA Phamaceuticals has recalled a single lot of Metoprolol Tartrate Tablets 50 mg, the short acting formulation of metoprolol. Lot number TE1Y261 is being recalled because some tablets in this lot may have different thickness and weight.

Metoprolol is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. Metoprolol is also sold under the brand name Lopressor or Toprol XL. No other lots, strengths, or brands of Metoprolol were involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2012-07-19
Last Updated: 2012-07-19

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