Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for diphenhydramine 25 mg capsules was issued at a warehouse/retail level only, with the FDA and the manufacturer determining that any recalled product that may have reached patients does not pose a significant health risk. However, if you take diphenhydramine and are concerned, you should consult with your physician.

Recall of Several Brands of Diphenhydramine HCL 25 mg Capsules

Kirk Pharmaceuticals, LLC is recalling a single lot of diphenhydramine HCL 25 mg capsules sold over-the-counter (OTC). Lot number BK549 is being recalled because routine testing of capsules in this lot found capsules that were less potent. The loss of potency is due to improper storage conditions of the product during transportation.

This lot is distributed under the brand names: Allergy Relief from Target

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Diphenhydramine is commonly used in the treatment of allergies, congestion and allergic reactions. Diphenydramine is sold under many brand names. This recall alert only applies this single lot BK549 of diphenhydramine 25 mg capsules made by Kirk Pharmaceuticals. No other diphenhydramine products are involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2010-03-16
Last Updated: 2010-03-22

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