Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

iGuard is currently monitoring safety alerts for Allopurinol. At this time, there have been no published reports of health problems from these recalled tablets. You should check your prescription bottle for allupurinol and see if it is labeled "Allopurinol Tablets, 100 mg" and see if your medication is made by Caraco. The manufacturer, along with an NDC product code, is often listed on the pharmacy label of prescription bottles. If you think your tablets are made by Caraco and may be involved in the recall, or if you are not sure, you should return them to your pharmacy to examine and possibly exchange.

These recalled tablets are not likely to cause health problems and you should continue to take this medication. If you have concerns about Allopurinol or this recall, please talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Several Lots of Caraco Brand Allopurinol 100 mg Tablets Recalled

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd have recalled three lots of Allopurinol tablets,100 mg. These lots are being recalled because they do not meet good manufacturing standards and they may possibly contain another active ingredient.

The following lot numbers are being recalled: Allopurinol tablets, 100 mg, NDC 57664-434-88 and NDC 576644-434-18

Lots 90260A, 90261A and 90262A

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Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2009-08-02
Last Updated: 2009-12-05

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