People of Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, a generic variation of blood clot treatment Lovenox, ought to verify the label — the toughness of the drug on the bottle may well not be the power of the drug in the bottle.
A recall issued Tuesday by Apotex, a Weston, Florida, organization, claims while examining out a buyer grievance, it uncovered that some syringe barrels labeled as getting 150 mg/ml Enoxaparin Sodium Injection actually have 100 mg/ml energy “and vice versa.”
This drug is utilized to avert the blood clots also referred to as “deep vein thrombosis,” which can direct to the blood clots in the lungs also named “pulmonary embolisms.”
“Accidental overdosage following administration of enoxaparin sodium injection may well lead to bleeding troubles,” the Food and drug administration-posted remember alert states. “Alternative, if the dose administered is significantly less than prescribed, the affected individual could be topic to producing some blood clotting conditions.”
What is recalled are batch No. CS008 (100 mg/ml) with NDC No. 60505-0795-1 and UPC code (01)10360505079510 on the bottle and batch No. CT003 (120 mg/.8 ml, marked as 150 mg/ml) with NDC No. 60505-0796- and UPC code (01)10360505079602. Every single will come in packs of 10 1 ml syringe doses.
If you’re a affected person with either of these batches, Apotex advises you to speak to your wellness care expert, then return the medicine by finding a Recall Stock Reaction Type from Inmar Rx Methods. Contact Inmar at 855-667-8717 or get the kind at Inmar’s website.
If you have questions about this remember, get hold of Apotex at 800-706-5575, Monday by way of Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jap time, or by electronic mail at [email protected]
If this or any other drug will cause a professional medical dilemma, after notifying a clinical specialist, enable the Food and drug administration know through its MedWatch Adverse Event site or by filling out a form you can get by calling 800-332-1088.