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SUB-TYPE: CLASS 4 CAUTION IN USE

Class 4 Caution in Use on Ecalta 100mg Powder For Concentrate For Solution For Infusion

Pfizer Limited has informed us that the packs for the above batches have not been packaged with the current version of the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) containing updated storage instructions of the infusion solution in section 5.

Please visit the: MHRA website for more details on this drug alert.

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch
3523594ECALTA 100MG PWD FOR CONC (IV)PFIZER LTDDN 6937
DX 1158

Further Information

For suspected adverse reaction and/or medical information queries, please contact: Pfizer Limited, Walton Oaks, Dorking Road, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 7NS Telephone: 01304 616 161

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

 

This is a caution in use only we are not accepting stock returns.

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 4 CAUTION IN USE

Class 4 Caution in Use on Ibuprofen 200mg And 400mg Tablets

Aspar Pharmaceuticals Limited has informed us that the Patient Information Leaflets (PILs) within the ibuprofen packs below are missing some information identified from post-marketing experience that should be documented in Section 3 (How To Take The Tablets) and Section 4 (Possible Side Effects) of the PIL.

Please visit the: MHRA website for more details on this drug alert.

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionLiveryAffected Batch
6835151IBUPROFEN TAB 200MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above
6835169IBUPROFEN TAB 200MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above
1000132IBUPROFEN TAB 200MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above
1038892IBUPROFEN TAB 200MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above
1077601IBUPROFEN TAB 200MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above
1187509IBUPROFEN TAB 400MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above
6835177IBUPROFEN TAB 400MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above
6835185IBUPROFEN TAB 400MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above
1058262IBUPROFEN TAB 400MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above
1130509IBUPROFEN TAB 400MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above
1130491IBUPROFEN TAB 400MGASPAR PHARMACEUTICALSPlease refer to link above

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

 

This is a caution in use only and therefore we are not accepting stock returns.

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 4 CAUTION IN USE

Class 4 Caution in Use on Trimogal 100mg And 200mg Tablets

Ennogen Pharma Limited has informed us that the Patient Information Leaflets (PILs) within the packs for the affected batches below contain an error in Section 3 (How To Take Trimogal Tablets) with regard to the dosage instructions for children under 6 years.

Please visit the: MHRA website for more details on this drug alert.

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch
Alliance do not stockTRIMOGAL 100MG TABLETSENNOGEN PHARMA1402264
1402265
1402266
Alliance do not stockTRIMOGAL 200MG TABLETSENNOGEN PHARMA1402171
1402262
1402263

This is a caution in use only and we do not stock this line therefore we are not accepting stock returns. />
For more information or medical information queries, please contact:Ennogen Pharma Ltd Email: Info@Ennogen.com Tel: 01322 629 220.

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

 

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE:

Recall on PHE TYPE IIR FACEMASKS

Although these masks meet the breathability, filtration and splash resistance requirements of BS EN 14683, in light of ongoing monitoring, further complaints reported and testing from the manufacturer on the masks. There is a risk to staff wearing the mask if the foam strip on the mask flakes and enters their airway or mouth. There have also been complaints of the ties and/or stitching coming away from the mask.

 

Please return all affected stock to Alliance Healthcare for replacement stock only. No credit will be issued as part of this Recall. Replacement stock will be issued once received from Department of Health and Social Care.

 

Please ensure that all stock is returned by Wednesday 22nd of July 2020 any stock returned after this date will not be eligible for replacement.

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierLiveryAffected Batch
8019622PHE TYPE IIR FACEMASKSDepartment of Health and Social CareCardinalPlease see below

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

 

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies.

 

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

 

Annex 1 – Lot numbers of BWM028 Cardinal Type IIR masks 0120GLP09 0517CLP10 0302FLP09 0517JLP09 0305HLP09 0518CLP10 0310GLP09 0518LLP09 0321FLP09 0518LLP09 0321FLP09 0519ALP10 0327FLP09 0519KLP09 0402HLP09 0519MLP09 0408HLP09 0520CLP10 0411FLP09 0520JLP09 0411HLP09 0520LLP09 0413HLP09 0521KLP09 0416HLP09 0521MLP09 0419HLP09 0522ALP10 0422HLP09 0522LLP09 0425HLP09 0523CLP10 0428HLP09 0523JLP09 0431HLP09 0523MLP09 0501ALP10 0524KLP09 0502BLP10 0524LLP09 0502CLP10 0525ALP10 0502LLP09 0525JLP09 0503DLP10 0526CLP10 0503JLP09 0526LLP09 0503KLP09 0526MLP09 0504ALP10 0527KLP09 0504LLP09 0528JLP09 0505BLP10 0528LLP09 0506ALP10 0529CLP10 0506JLP09 0529KLP09 0506KLP09 0529MLP09 0506LLP09 0530JLP09 0508DLP10 0531CLP10 0508KLP09 0531KLP09 0508MLP09 0509JLP09 0510KLP09 0511ALP10 0511JLP09 0511MLP09 0513ALP10 0513KLP09 0513MLP09 0514JLP09 0516ALP10 0516KLP09 0516MLP09

 

Alliance Healthcare News

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 2 RECALL

Class 2 Recall on Desmopressin Nasal Spray (All Strengths)

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling all unexpired stock of the below batches of products from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to a lower volume of solution being observed in the bottles, and out of specification results for the content of the desmopressin acetate (active substance) and benzalkonium chloride (excipient).

Please visit the: MHRA website for more details on this drug alert.

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionLiveryAffected Batch
Alliance do not stockDesmospray 0.1 mg/ml Nasal SprayFerring PharmaceuticalsPlease follow MHRA Link
Alliance do not stockOctim® 1.5mg/ml Nasal Spray SolutionFerring PharmaceuticalsPlease follow MHRA Link
8415408Desmopressin Nasal Spray 10mcgAspire PharmaPlease follow MHRA Link
1060946Desmopressin Nasal Spray 10mcgAspire PharmaPlease follow MHRA Link

Please note that Alliance Healthcare do not stock either Ferring line and we are not accepting stock returns on these. We are accepting stock returns on the Aspire Livery Desmopressin.

For stock control queries, please contact Customer.Services@Ferring.com 0800 111 4125

For Aspire livery stock (Desmopressin 0.1 mg/ml Nasal Spray, PL 03194/0090), please contact customerservices@aspirepharma.co.uk 01730 231148

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

 

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies.

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 2 RECALL

Class 2 Recall on Nitrofurantoin Tablets 50mg

Dr Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Limited is recalling all unexpired stock of the above batch of Nitrofurantoin 50mg Tablets from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to out of specification results for dissolution during routine stability testing.

Please visit the: MHRA website for more details on this drug alert.

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionLiveryAffected Batch
1203009NITROFURANTOIN TAB 50MGDr Reddy's0273669
1085083NITROFURANTOIN TAB 50MGDr Reddy's0273669
8085219NITROFURANTOIN TAB 50MGDr Reddy's0273669
1117225NITROFURANTOIN TAB 50MGDr Reddy's0273669

 

For medical information enquiries please contact Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd Medical Information Department at 01748 828873, or email drreddysGB@EU.ProPharmaGroup.com

For stock control enquiries please contact Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd Customer Services Team at 01482 389858 (or main switchboard at 01482 860228), or email customerserviceuk@drreddys.com

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies.

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 2 RECALL

Class 2 Recall on Mepacrine Hydrochloride 100 Mg Tablets

BCM Specials Limited has informed us that a number of foreign body particulates including glass and rubber have been found in one of the containers of the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) used in the manufacture of Mepacrine Hydrochloride 100mg tablets. A small amount of the affected API (comparative to the API present in batch 85641) has been used in the manufacture of batch 85641 Mepacrine Hydrochloride tablets.

 

Please visit the: MHRA website for more details on this drug alert.

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch
8463366MEPACRINE TABS 100MGBCM Specials Limited85641

For stock control queries please contact BCM Specials Limited., Telephone +44 (0)115 968 6075 or email specials.regulatory.bcm@fareva.com.

For any medical information enquires please contact BCM Specials Limited., Telephone +44 (0)115 968 6075 or email specials.regulatory.bcm@fareva.com.

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

 

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies.

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 4 CAUTION IN USE

Class 4 Caution in Use on Depo-Provera 150mg/Ml Injection (1ml Vial)

Drugsrus Ltd (distributor) / Tenolol Ltd (MA Holder) has informed us of a typographical error in active ingredient stated on the label on the vial. The active ingredient should be "medroxyprogesterone acetate" (a long acting contraceptive) however, it is stated as "methylpredinisolone acetate" (a corticosteroid) in error.

 

Please visit the: MHRA website for more details on this drug alert.

 

The affected products' details are as follows:

 

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch

 

Alliance do not stockDepo-Provera 150mg/Ml Injection (1ml Vial)Drugsrus Ltd (distributor) / Tenolol Ltd (MA Holder)AT0604
X44095

 

Alliance healthcare do not stock this product and as this is a caution in use only we are not accepting stock returns.



For more information or medical information enquiries please contact info@drugsrus.co.uk or call on 020 8423 3800

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

 

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 2 RECALL

Class 2 Recall on Epistatus 10mg/mL Oromucosal

Torbay Pharmaceuticals has informed us that the child-resistant container closure for Epistatus 10mg/mL Oromucosal Solution (Multi Dose Bottles) may be faulty and incorrectly engaged. The child resistant closure can potentially be removed without unscrewing the cap closure. Removal of an incorrectly engaged cap closure will result in the yellow tamper evident band not being retained on the neck of the bottle. It should be noted that this product is manufactured as an unlicensed special..

 

Please visit the: MHRA website for more details on this drug alert.

 

The affected products' details are as follows:

 

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch
8462848EPISTATUS BUCCAL 10MG/MLTorbay Pharmaceuticals (for Veriton Pharma Ltd)191111C
200113C

 

For stock control queries please contact Veriton Pharma Ltd., Telephone +44 (0)1932 690325 or emailinfo@veritonpharma.com



For any medical information enquires please contact Veriton Pharma Ltd., Telephone +44 (0)1932690325 or email info@veritonpharma.com

 

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

 

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies.

 

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 4 CAUTION IN USE

Class 4 Caution in use Sodium Benzoate (Amzoate) 2g in 10 mL Sterile Solution for injection

Torbay Pharmaceuticals has informed us that the carton label on Sodium Benzoate (Amzoate) 2g in 10 mL Sterile Solution for injection incorrectly states the concentration of disodium edetate (excipient) as 0.1% w/v (10mg in 1mL) instead of 0.1% w/v (10mg in 10mL).

Please visit the: MHRA website for more details on this drug alert.

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch
Alliance do not stockSodium Benzoate (Amzoate) 2g in 10 mL Sterile Solution for injectionTorbay Pharmaceuticals (for Veriton Pharma Ltd)Please refer to MHRA website

For stock control queries please contact Torbay Pharmaceuticals, Telephone +44 (0)1803 664707 or email torbaypharmaceuticals@nhs.net

For any medical information enquires please contact Torbay Pharmaceuticals, Telephone +44 (0)1803 664707 or email torbaypharmaceuticals@nhs.net

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

 

This is a caution in use only and we do not stock this line therefore we are not accepting stock returns.

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.