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 Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg tablets 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 look bigger or smaller than normal or if they look different than what you normally receive, take your prescription bottle to your pharmacist to examine.

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

Metoprolol: Ipca Laboratories Recalls Single Lot of Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg Tablets

Ipca Laboratories Limited is recalling a single lot of Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg tablets. Lot number CGR9009AC is being recalled because some of the tablets in this lot may be the wrong thickness.

Metoprolol tartrate is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, and is also used to treat patients with a history of angina or heart attack. Metoprolol is also known by the brand names Lopressor and Toprol XL. No other lots, strengths, or brands of metoprolol 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: 2010-04-27

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