Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

At this time there have been no reports of health problems linked to this recall. This recall for Digoxin 125 mcg (0.125 mg) tablets from West-ward was issued at a warehouse/pharmacy level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have reached patients does not pose a significant health risk. However, you may wish to check your medication - if any of your tablets bigger than normal or if they look different than what you normally receive, take your prescription bottle to your pharmacist to examine.

If you take digoxin and have any concerns or are experiencing side effects, you should consult with your physician.

DIgoxin: West-ward Recalls Single Lot of Digoxin 125 mcg (0.125 mg) Tablets

West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp. is recalling a single lot of Digoxin 125 mcg (0.125 mg) tablets. Lot number 66873A is being recalled because some tablets were thicker than others.

Digoxin is used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation (an irregular heart rhythm) and is also used to treat patients with heart failure. Digoxin is also known by the brand names Lanoxin and Lanoxicaps. No other lots, strengths, or brands of digoxin were involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2010-04-26
Last Updated: 2010-04-26

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