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Alert- Cyanocobalamin Injections Recalled

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Ramona Roberts5 years ago

American Regent is conducting a nationwide hospital and retail level recall of Cyanocobalamin Injections, which are used to treat vitamin B12 deficiencies caused by malabsorption.

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), cracks in the vials may compromise sterility, which could result in systemic infection, abscess formation, or infection at injection site.

About Cyanocobalamin Injection Recall

  • American Regent is recalling Cyanocobalamin Injection, USP, 1000 mcg/mL, 1 mL Vial NDC # 0517-0031-25 due to the possible presence of glass particles in the vials.
  • Recall involves lots 1662, 1679 and 1683 with an expiration date of November 2013.
  • Though the cracks were only reported in the vials of lot 1683, lots 1662 and 1679 have been recalled also because they were manufactured with the same lot of glass.
  • The vials have been recalled from hospitals, retail pharmacies, clinics and physician’s offices nationwide.

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If you or a loved one have been injured by or have developed serious side-effects from the use of defective medications or pharmaceuticals, contact Thomas J. Henryimmediately. We are available 24/7, nights and weekends.


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