Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

If you are taking Iron, look at your prescription to see if it is labeled with one of the Ther-Rx brand iron supplement products involved in the recall. You can also look at your prescription label and see if it lists Ther-Rx as the manufacturer of your prescription. If you are taking an iron supplement and think your prescription is involved in the recall, or if you are unsure, take your bottle to your pharmacy for your pharmacist to check. Most pharmacies will provide you with replacement medicine if your medicine is involved in the recall and you return your original bottle.

At this time, this recall has not been associated with any health problems. If you are using medicine covered by this recall you should continue to take it as directed until you speak with your pharmacist - suddenly stopping your medicine may place you at a greater risk for problems.

If you have any questions or concerns about this alert or your Iron, please follow up with your doctor or pharmacist.

Recall on Ther-Rx Brand Iron Supplements

Ther-Rx Corporation, a subsidiary of KV Pharmaceutical, has recalled all lots of Ther-Rx brand IRON SUPPLEMENT PRODUCTS. These recalled tablets, caplets, and capsules may have been manufactured under conditions that did not meet the current manufacturing standards called Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). Ther-Rx is recalling all of their products to ensure that defective products are not available to patients.

The Ther-Rx products involved in the recall are listed below: Chromagen Caplet

Chromagen FA Caplet

Chromagen Forte Caplet

Encora Capsule

Niferex Gold Tablet

Niferex 150 Forte Capsule

Repliva 21/7 Tablet

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Source: Manufacturer
Publication Date: 2009-02-05
Last Updated: 2009-12-05

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