A drug recall is the most effective way to protect the public from a defective or potentially harmful product. A recall is a voluntary action taken by a company to remove a defective drug product from the market or warn patients and consumers about a potential risk.
The list below includes voluntary drug recalls in which public notification has been issued.
|Date||Brand Name(s)||Product Description||Recall Reason Description||Company Name||Terminated Recall||Excerpt|
|Brexafemme||Antifungal oral medication||Potential cross contamination with non-antibacterial beta-lactam drug substance||Scynexis, Inc.|
|VistaPharm||Sucralfate Oral Suspension 1g/10mL||Potential contamination with Bacillus cereus||Potential contamination with Bacillus cereus|
|Novartis||Sandimunne Oral Solution (cyclosporine oral solution, USP) 100 mg/mL||Crystal formation which could potentially result in incorrect dosing||Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation|
|TheraBreath||TheraBreath Kids Strawberry Splash Oral Rinse||Device & Drug Safety/Microbial Contamination||Church & Dwight Co., Inc.|
|WEFUN||Dietary Supplement with undeclared Sildenafil||Undeclared drug, Sildenafil||Hua Da Trading Inc dba Wefun Inc|
|Marlex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.||Digoxin Tablets USP, 0.125mg and 0.25mg||Label Mix-Up||Marlex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|Dr. Berne’s||MSM 5% Solution Eye Drops, MSM 15% Solution Eye Drops, Castor Oil Eye Drops; MSM MIST Drops 5% Solution||Bacterial and Fungal Contamination||Dr. Berne’s Whole Health Products|
|Numerous brand names||Numerous human food, animal (pet) food, medical devices, and drug products||Potential Salmonella contamination and presence of rodent activity at the distribution center & temperature abuse||Inmar Supply Chain Solutions|
|Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.||Tydemy oral contraceptive||Out of Specification Results||Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|Cipla||Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Aerosol, 90 mcg (200 Metered Inhalation)||Failure to deliver the recommended dose||Cipla|