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Epinephrine Injections Recalled

Rishika Reddy5 years ago

American Regent recently issued a recall on Epinephrine injections due to discoloration and small visible particles. Epinephrine injections are used for the emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions.

According to the recall notice, intravenous administration of solutions containing particulates may interrupt the flow of blood in the lungs and cause inflammation (swelling and redness), granuloma formation, or damage to the muscle and fat tissue.

Important Recall Information for Consumers

  • The recall involves one lot of Epinephrine injection, USP, 1:1000, 1 mL ampulses, lot # 1395 labeled under NDC #0517-1071-25 with an expiration date of July 2012.
  • The recalled product was sold to distributors and wholesalers nationwide, including retail pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, and physician offices.
  • American Regent advises consumers to immediately stop using the product and call 1-877-788-3233 to arrange for a return.

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