Safety Alerts & Recalls

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iGuard is currently monitoring safety alerts for Zaditor eye drops. Although this recall does not concern a safety issue with these eye drops, this recall alert is to inform you to check the bottle when you have your prescription filled and make sure the bottle is full.

Recall of Several Lots Zaditor Eye Drops

Novartis Pharmaceuticals has voluntarily recalled several lots of Zaditor (ketotifen fumarate) eye drops in a 5 mL bottle. Some of these bottles were packaged as a 5 mL bottle plus a free 1 mL sample. This recall notice only applies to these lot numbers: Lot Numbers 76317W1 and 76270W1 with an expiration of April 2010

Lot numbers 76215, 76215W1, 76315, 76315W1 with an expiration of April 2009.

These lot numbers of Zaditor eye drops are being recalled because of complaints that some bottles were empty when they were shipped. Zaditor is an antihistamine eye drop used for red and itchy eyes.

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Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2008-11-25
Last Updated: 2009-12-05

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