Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

This recall for Lorazepam 0.5 mg tablets from Sandoz, Inc was issued at a warehouse and pharmacy level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have been dispensed to patients does not pose a significant health risk. If you take Lorazepam 0.5 mg tablets and are concerned, you should consult with your physician.

Lorazepam 0.5 mg Tablets: Sandoz Recalls Single Lot

Sandoz, Inc is recalling a single lot of Lorazepam 0.5 mg tablets. Lot number 177265 is being recalled because samples from this lot did not pass the manufacturer's routine tests for impurities and by-products from chemical breakdown over time.

Lorazepam is commonly used in the treatment of anxiety. Lorazepam is also made by other manufacturers. This recall alert only applies to the single lot of the generic Lorazepam 0.5 mg tablets made by Sandoz, Inc. No other Lorazepam products were involved in this recall.

To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: more information here

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2010-07-20
Last Updated: 2010-07-22

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