Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for Paricalcitol Capsules, 1 mcg from Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, 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 take Paricalcitol Capsules, 1 mcg and are concerned, you should speak to your doctor.

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. a Single Lot of Paricalcitol Capsules, 1 mcg

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. is recalling a single lot of Paricalcitol Capsules, 1 mcg. The following lot number is being recalled because of this lot did not pass the manufacturer's routine tests for impurities and by-products from breakdown over time: 13013.009A

Paricalcitol is used in the treatment of overactive parathyroid gland in people with kidney disease. This recall alert only applies to the single lot of the generic Paricalcitol Capsules, 1 mcg made by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. No other paracalcitol products were involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2016-07-06
Last Updated: 2016-07-06

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