Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for Amoxicillin for Oral Suspension, 250 mg/5 mL from Teva Pharmaceutical 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. However, if you or someone you care for takes Amoxicillin, follow up with your doctor or pharmacy if you are concerned or are experiencing side effects.

Amoxicillin for Oral Suspension: Recall by Teva Pharmaceuticals

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. is recalling several lots of Amoxicillin for Oral Suspension, 250 mg/5 mL, sold in several bottle sizes. The following lot numbers are being recalled because bottles in these lots may contain higher amounts of active medicine than stated on the label: 1) Amoxicillin for Oral Suspension USP 250 mg per 5 mL in 80 mL bottles: Lot number 35410395A

2) Amoxicillin for Oral Suspension USP 250 mg per 5 mL in 100 mL bottles: Lot numbers 35400826A, 35405154A, 35405163A, 35405389A, 35405394A, 35405403A, 35406134A, 35407009A, and 35414041A

3) Amoxicillin for Oral Suspension USP 250 mg per 5 mL in 150 mL bottles: Lot numbers: 35405034A, 35406014A, 35407134A, 35408993A, 35414055A, and 35414062A

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used to treat infections. Amoxicillin is available under other brand names and formulations including capsules. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of the liquid form Amoxicillin for Oral Suspension, 250 mg/5 mL from Teva Pharmaceuticals. No other 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: 2010-08-09

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