Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

This recall for Arthrotec 75 (diclofenac sodium and misoprostol) tablets, 75 mg/200 mcg was issued at a warehouse and healthcare professional 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 Arthrotec 75 (diclofenac sodium and misoprostol) tablets, 75 mg/200 mcg and notice broke tablets in your bottle, please take your prescription to your pharmacist or doctor who dispensed this medicine to examine and possibly exchange.

If you have any concerns about your medicine or think you are experiencing side effects, you should speak to your doctor.

Physicians Total Care, Inc Recalls Several Lots of Arthrotec 75

Physicians Total Care, Inc has recalled several lots of Arthrotec 75 (diclofenac sodium and misoprostol) tablets, 75 mg/200 mcg. The following lot numbers have been recalled because these lots may contain broken tablets: 5NON, 5YUN, 5KBJ, and 5LVX.

Arthrotec contains the active ingredient diclofenac sodium and misoprostol and is commonly used in the treatment of joint paint. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of Arthrotec 75 (diclofenac sodium and misoprostol) tablets, 75 mg/200 mcg. No other diclofenac sodium and misoprostol products were involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2012-07-22
Last Updated: 2012-07-23

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