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This recall for Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim DS Tablets, 800mg/160mg, from Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc. and Amneal Pharmaceuticals of New York, LLC was issued at a warehouse, pharmacy, and clinic level only. The FDA and the companies involved have determined that any recalled product that may have been dispensed to patients does not pose a significant health risk. If you take Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim DS Tablets, 800mg/160mg, and are concerned, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

Blenheim Pharmacal Recalls Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim DS Tablets

Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc. and Amneal Pharmaceuticals of New York, LLC has recalled a single lot of Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim DS Tablets, 800mg/160mg that was repackaged into units containing 20 tablets. Lot number 09871005 is being recalled because the repackaging label was labeled with the wrong expiration date.

Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim DS is an antibiotic used in the treatment of various kinds of infections, including infections of the urinary tract, lungs (pneumonia), ears, and intestines. Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim DS is also known by the brand names Bactrim DS, Co-trimoxazole Septra DS, and Sulfamethoprim DS. No other lots, formulations, or brands of Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim DS were involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2010-11-04
Last Updated: 2010-11-04

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