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Drug Alerts and Withdrawals

Drug Alerts and Withdrawals

Drug Alerts and Withdrawals
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When the MHRA, or occasionally another regulatory body in another country, such as the FDA, release advice, it is sometime necessary to produce additional local guidance.  This aims to be both clear and concise advice to healthcare professionals on the local action required to implement or respond to alerts issued by the MHRA or other bodies.  These memorandums are available below for reference, once they have been circulated to the relevant professionals in primary and secondary care:

MHRA News Stories.

 30th July 2020               MHRA Press Release - Skin creams dried on fabric can lead to fire deaths - new awareness campaign
 3rd July 2020                 MHRA Press ReleaseDon’t rely on temperature screening products for detection of coronavirus (COVID-19),  
                                         says MHRA
 26th May 2020              MHRA Press Release - MHRA supports use of remdesivir as the first medicines to treat COVID-19 in the UK
 6th May 2020                MHRA Press Release - NEW Yellow Card COVID-19 reporting site

MHRA Company-led Drug alerts

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application/pdfClexane 4000IU EL__20_A_37 mhra 040820.pdf (205KB)04/08/2020Download
 Pharmaram Ltd has informed us that the above batch of Clexane 4,000IU (40mg)/0.4ml syringes has an error on the labelling affixed to the plastic blister packaging encasing the syringe. The label... 
application/pdfDigoxin 250mcg Class 3 meds recallEL__20_A_35 030820.pdf (107KB)03/08/2020Download
 Accord-UK Ltd has informed us of an issue related to decommissioning of the above batch. Upon decommissioning at the pharmacy, there have been reports stating that when scanning the serialised 2D... 
application/pdfAbstral 200mcg SL tabs Class 2 Medicines Recall EL_20_A_34 July 20.pdf (100KB)29/07/2020Download
application/pdfTrimogal 100mg 200mg tabs Cl 4 Meds defect EL__20_A_31_FINAL_doc july 2020.pdf (70KB)22/07/2020Download
 Ennogen Pharma Limited has informed us that the Patient Information Leaflets (PILs) within the packs for the affected batches below contain an error in Section 3 (How To Take Trimogal Tablets) with... 
application/pdfIbuprofen class 4 medicines defect information EL__20_A_30_FINAL july2020.pdf (125KB)22/07/2020Download
 Aspar Pharmaceuticals Limited has informed us that the Patient Information Leaflets (PILs) within the ibuprofen packs below are missing some information identified from post-marketing experience that... 
application/pdfDesmopressin nasal spray _all strengths_ Class 2 meds recall EL__20_A_29_FINAL150720.pdf (114KB)15/07/2020Download
 Ferring Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling all unexpired stock of the above batches of products from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to a lower volume of solution being... 
application/pdfNitrofurantoin 50mg tablets Class 2 medicines recall EL__20_A-28 150720.pdf (131KB)15/07/2020Download
 Dr Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Limited is recalling all unexpired stock of the above batch of Nitrofurantoin 50mg Tablets from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to out of... 
application/pdfDepo-provera 150mg mL inj 1ml vial Cl 4 medicines defect info June 20 Final.pdf (104KB)30/06/2020Download
 Drugsrus Ltd (distributor) / Tenolol Ltd (MA Holder) has informed us of a typographical error in active ingredient stated on the label on the vial. The active ingredient should be... 
application/pdfEpistatus_Midazolam_10mg mL sol class 2 medicines recall EL__20_A_25_Final.pdf (92KB)09/06/2020Download
 Healthcare professionals are advised to stop supplying the above products immediately and quarantine all remaining stock and return it to your supplier using your supplier's approved process. 
application/pdfSodium Benzoate 2g in 10mL sol for inj Class 4 meds recall 280520 Final.pdf (48KB)28/05/2020Download
application/pdfEmerade 500mcg pfs class 2 medicines rceall 180520EL__20_A_23_Final.pdf (333KB)18/05/2020Download
application/pdfLevofloxacin 500mg tab class 4 meds recall 160420_Final.pdf (242KB)16/04/2020Download
 TEVA UK Limited has informed us that the Product Code/GTIN (PC) number found on the above batches is incorrect. The GTIN number that should have been allocated for this batch of tablets is... 
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