Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

Check your box of GLYBURIDE to find out (a) who it was made by, (b) what strength your tablets are, and (c) what its expiry date is. If your tablets are made by Pfizer Inc or Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, and your bottle has an expiry and/or "lot" number printed on it that matches one of the dates/numbers listed in the recall, you should it to your pharmacy to examine and possibly exchange.

If you are not sure who has made your tablets, or cannot find an expiry date or "lot" number, please take your

bottle to your pharmacist for them to check.

Recall of selected 5mg tablets

Pfizer Inc has initiated a recall of selected bottles of 5mg GLYBURIDE tablets. These tablets may not last as long as originally intended.

The recall applies to 5mg tablets/bottles with the following "lot" numbers and expiry dates: 10PUD June 2009 100 count bottle, 51PWF October 2009 100 count bottle, 49PWF October 2009 1000 count bottle, 50PWF October 2009 1000 count bottle, 14PWX November 2009 1000 count bottle, 96PXK November 2009 1000 count bottle, 97PXK December 2009 1000 count bottle, 28PXM December 2009 500 count bottle, 83PXS December 2009 500 count bottle, 82PXS December 2009 1000 count bottle, OAAC7 December 2009 1000 count bottle, OAAC8 December 2009 1000 count bottle, C070414 January 2010 1000 count bottle, C070411 January 2010 100 count bottle, C070412 January 2010 1000 count bottle, C070687 January 2010 500 count bottle, C070682 January 2010 1000 count bottle, C070683 January 2010 100 count bottle, C070529 January 2010 1000 count bottle, C070419 January 2010 100 count bottle, C070420 January 2010 500 count bottle, C070899 May 2010 100 count bottle, C070901 May 2010 500 count bottle, C070903 May2010 1000 count bottle, C070904 May 2010 1000 count bottle, C070906 May 2010 1000 count bottle, C070900 May 2010 100 count bottle, C070902 May 2010 500 count bottle, C070907 May 2010 1000 count bottle, C070908 May 2010 1000 count bottle, C070905 May 2010 1000 count bottle, C071070 May 2010 500 count bottle, C071174 May 2010 500 count bottle.

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2007-12-18
Last Updated: 2009-12-06

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