Tuesday, December 30, 2014

#Wockhardt, #Cadila, #Hospira recall drugs in U.S

According to US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) website Wockhardt is recalling 11,18,400 Metoprolol Succinate extended-release tablets, a hypertension drug, for 'failed dissolution specifications'.

The tablets have been manufactured by Mumbai-based Wockhardt Ltd and distributed by Wockhardt USA LLC.

Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA Inc, the US-based arm of Ahmedabad-based Cadila Healthcare is recalling 58,920 bottles of Benzonatate Capsules, used to treat coughs, due to "wet and/or leaking capsules".

Hospira is recalling 2,61,706 vials of Meropenem, an antibiotic, in the US, Puerto Rico, Italy, Netherlands and Spain for having "defective container".