Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for Risperidone 2 mg and 4 mg Tablets from Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc. was issued at a warehouse/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 risperidone and have concerns, you should consult with your doctor.

Risperidone: Dr. Reddy's Recalls Several Lots

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc. is recalling several lots of Risperidone 2 mg and 4 mg tablets because the lots may not pass the manufacturer's routine tests for impurities. The following lot numbers are being recalled: 1) Risperidone Tablets, 2 mg - Lot numbers C82255, C82256, and C82507

2) Risperidone Tablets, 4 mg - Lot numbers C82260, C82261, C82262, C82517, C90426, and C95500

Risperidone is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and the irritability associated with autism. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of the generic risperidone made by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc. No other risperidone products were involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2010-04-20
Last Updated: 2010-04-20

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