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Ranbaxy Announces Recall of Antibiotic in U.S.

On the heels of a recall of one lot of their skin care product, pharmaceutical manufacturer Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has also announced that they are voluntarily recalling two lots of the antibiotic drug from the U.S. market. Drug maker Ranbaxy recently recalled one lot of their 40 milligram Sotret Isotretinoin capsules, a drug that can help acne sufferers have cleaner skin. The company’s second recall involves Lots No 1910779...
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FDA Warning Causes Hospira to Issue Recall for the Second Time in Six Months

Drug maker Hospira, Inc. has issued a recall for two of its drugs for the second time in six months due to manufacturing defects. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a warning about the defects, prompting the manufacturer to recall Propofol and Liposyn. Propofol, an anesthetic, and Liposyn, an intravenous nutritional product, were recalled April 1. Hospira told the FDA that these two pharmaceuticals had been contaminated...
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Watson Pharmaceuticals Propafenone Recall

According to a recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) press release, Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Propafenone HCL 225 mg tablets, an anti-arrhythmia drug. The tablets are being voluntarily recalled because some tablets may contain higher levels of the drug than is specified on the product labeling. This is a serious issue. Changes in the dosage of Propafenone may affect some patients...
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