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Medicine Recalls

These devices are parts of the The HeartWare Ventricular Assist System (HVAD). They attach to the HeartWare HVAD pump which helps the heart deliver blood to the rest of the body. The clamp screws are at risk of breaking when tightening the strain relief clamp and outflow graft tears have been observ 5/28/2020

The FDA is reminding reprocessing staff in health care facilities to use the correct decontamination cycle associated with certain models of the ASP STERRAD Sterilization Systems to decontaminate compatible NN95 respirators. 5/27/2020

Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC is voluntarily recalling a total of 13 lots of 30-mg, 60-mg and 90-mg NP Thyroid? (thyroid tablets, USP) to the consumer level. The products are being recalled because our testing has found these lots to be superpotent. The product may have up to 115.0% of the labeled amo 5/22/2020

Biota Biosciences is voluntarily recalling the following lots in the table below of Cannabidiol (CBD) Complex, Curcumin Complex, and Cannabidiol + Curcumin Injectables to the customer level. 5/20/2020

The identified catheters are latex balloon catheters used for temporary blockage, closing of a blood vessel, or infusion of fluids. These catheters are at risk of tip detachment which could lead to pieces of the catheter breaking off. This could cause serious consequences. 5/12/2020

ICU Medical, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one single lot of Lactated Ringer's Injection, USP. The products are being recalled to the hospital/user level due to the presence of particulate matter identified as iron oxide. ICU Medical became aware of this issue through a single customer complaint 5/8/2020

The FDA is concerned that certain respirators from China may not provide adequate protection to health care personnel based on testing by CDC NIOSH. 5/7/2020

3M Comply Hydrogen Peroxide Chemical Indicator 1248 and Aesculap MD334 Process Indicator Card use different colors to indicate a sterilized device. 5/7/2020

Vascular Solutions, Inc. recalled the Langston Dual Lumen catheter due to the inner catheter may separate during or after a high-pressure injection. 4/30/2020 11:30:00 AM

CME America, a wholly owned subsidiary of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, today issued the following update regarding two previously announced voluntary recalls, one related to all models of CMEAmerica BodyGuard? infusion pumps (FDA Recall Number: Z-1 4/29/2020

The FDA has recently received multiple reports for two different types of adverse events associated with liquid-filled intragastric balloons used to treat obesity. The first type of adverse event involves balloon over-inflating and the second type is development of acute pancreatitis. 4/27/2020 7:04:00 AM

QuVa Pharma, Inc. confirms that is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and voluntarily recalling all lots of R.E.C.K. (Ropivacaine, Epinephrine, Clonidine, Ketorolac) 50 ml in Sodium Chloride-60 ml BD syringe that were prepared using sterile Ketorolac being recalled by Fresenius Kabi 4/27/2020

An update on the potential risks of over-inflation (spontaneous hyperinflation), acute pancreatitis, and deaths in patients with Orbera and ReShape liquid-filled intragastric balloons used for weight loss in adult patients with obesity. 4/27/2020

The FDA recognizes that the need for personal protective equipment (PPE), such as surgical masks, surgical and isolation gowns, and surgical suits, may outpace the supply available to health care organization during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. 4/27/2020

FDA is concerned that hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are being used inappropriately to treat non-hospitalized patients for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or to prevent that disease. 4/24/2020 9:20:00 AM

Trividia Health, Inc. today announced it is initiating a nationwide voluntary recall of one (1) TRUE METRIX? AIR Blood Glucose Meter distributed in the United States to one customer (AssuraMed). The meter was not packaged into storebrand or retail branded packaging. 4/21/2020

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC is voluntarily recalling 13 lots of Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection, USP, 30 mg/mL, 1 mL fill in a 2 mL amber vial and Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection, USP, 60 mg/2 mL (30 mg/mL), 2 mL fill in a 2 mL amber vial to the user level due to the presence of particulate matter 4/20/2020

Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) is voluntarily recalling one (1) lot of 2g Ceftazidime for Injection USP (2g) and Dextrose for Injection USP (50 ml) in Duplex? Container to the hospital/user level.. During stability testing of Batch H8J812, test results were found to exceed the specification limits fo 4/20/2020

The FDA recommends that health care providers continue to use serological tests intended to detect antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 to help identify people who may have been exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 virus or have recovered from the COVID-19 infection. 4/17/2020

AuroMedics Pharma LLC is voluntarily recalling lot AFO l 17001-A, Expiry date Dec 2018, of Ampicillin and Sulbactam for Injection USP, 1.5 g (equivalent to 1 g ampicillin as the sodium salt plus 0.5 g Sulbactam as the sodium salt) in a Single-Dose vial, to the hospital level. The product has been found to contain glass particles. 4/15/2020 7:36:00 AM

International Laboratories, LLC is voluntarily recalling Lot# 117099A of Clopidogrel Tablets, USP 75 mg, packaged in bottles of 30 tablets, to the consumer level due to mislabeling. The product is labeled as Clopidogrel tablets USP 75 mg but may contain Clopidogrel 75mg or Simvastatin Tablets USP 10 mg. 4/15/2020 6:43:00 AM

Following the issuance of a voluntary recall dated November 10, 2017 of one lot of NEXTERONE (amiodarone HCl) 150 mg/100 mL Premixed Injection, Baxter International Inc. announced today it is expanding the recall to include a second lot (NC109123) of NEXTERONE due to the potential presence of particulate matter. 4/14/2020 3:53:00 PM

January 10, 2018 Lake Forest, IL PharMEDium Services, LLC (PharMEDium) is voluntarily expanding the recall issued on December 27, 2017 to include the below lots of sterile drug products to the hospital/user level due to a lack of assurance of sterility. Administration of a drug product intended to be sterile that is not sterile could result in serious infections that may be life-threatening. 4/14/2020 9:58:00 AM

December 27, 2017 Lake Forest, IL PharMEDium Services, LLC (PharMEDium) is voluntarily recalling the below lots of drug products to the hospital/user level due to a lack of assurance of sterility. Administration of a drug product intended to be sterile that is not sterile could result in serious infections that may be life-threatening. To date, PharMEDium has not received any reports of complaints related to the products but is issuing this recall out of an abundance of caution following a commitment made during a recent inspection of the company?s facility. 4/14/2020 9:41:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 01-12-2018 - East Windsor, New Jersey, AuroMedics Pharma LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot of Levofloxacin in 5% Dextrose Injection 250mg/50mL in a Single-Use flexible container NDC 55150-243-46, Lot CLF160003, Expiry date May 2018, to the hospital level. The product has been found to contain visible particulate matter tentatively identified as mold. This problem was discovered as a result of a product complaint in which the contents of one flexible bag was found to contain white particulate matter 4/14/2020 8:30:00 AM

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