Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

Since too much or too little digoxin may cause serious problems, this alert should be taken seriously. If you are using digoxin tablets, check your bottle to find out who made your tablets. The manufacturer or NDC number is sometimes listed on the prescription label. The Caraco digoxin 0.125 mg is a round yellow tablet with "437" printed on one side and Caraco digoxin 0.25 mg is a round white tablet with "441" printed on one side. If you think your tablets are made by Caraco, you should return them to your pharmacy as soon as possible to examine and possibly exchange. If you are not sure who has made your tablets, please take your bottle to your pharmacist for them to check as soon as possible.

Too much digoxin can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, low blood pressure, and low heart rate. If you experience any of these symptoms, please contact your doctor immediately. If you have any other questions about digoxin, please follow up with your doctor or pharmacist.

National Recall on Caraco Brand Digoxin

A single generic manufacturer, Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, has issued a nationwide recall of DIGOXIN, a medicine used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. The tablets are being recalled because they may differ in size and could have more or less of the active ingredient, digoxin. This recall includes all lots of Caraco brand digoxin tablets distributed before March 31, 2009: Digoxin 0.125 mg tablets NDC# 57664-437-88 or NDC# 57664-437-18

Digoxin 0.25 mg tablets NDC# 57664-441-88 or NDC# 57664-441-18

Digoxin tablets from other manufacturers are not included in this recall.

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Publication Date: 2009-04-01
Last Updated: 2009-12-05

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