Posts Tagged 'hypertension'

Cleviprex hypertension drug recall expanded

Medicines Co. expanded a voluntary recall of hypertension drug Cleviprex on Wednesday because of metal gunk in some vials.¬†They could theoretically reduce blood flow in capillaries, cause mechanical damage to some tissues or cause inflammation. Reduced blood supply to tissues may lead to organ insufficiency in the brain, kidney, liver, heart or lungs. The drug’s manufacturer. is recalling another four lots of the drug, after it recalled 11 lots in December.

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Barr Laboratories, Inc. issues a voluntary nationwide recall of Dextroamphetamine/Amphetamine 20mg Tablets

Barr Laboratories Inc. is recalling 100-count bottles of 20-milligram tablets of dextroamphetamine saccharate, amphetamine aspartate, dextroamphetamine sulfate and amphetamine sulfate. The tablets are recalled because they could be larger than indicated, leading to super-potent doses. This could result in adverse cardiovascular, neurological, psychiatric and gastrointestinal reactions. The recalled tablets were distributed between June 11 and June 16.

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