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SUB-TYPE: CLASS 4 CAUTION IN USE

Class 4 Caution in Use on Oxylan Prolonged-Release Tablets

G.L Pharma GmbH T/A Healthcare Pharma Ltd has informed us that the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) within the packs for the specified batches is missing important safety relevant text changes.

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

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionLiveryAffected Batch
6359814OXYCODONE PR TAB 10MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9F115A
9F116A
6359822OXYCODONE PR TAB 20MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9J114A
6359830OXYCODONE PR TAB 40MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9F119A
6359798OXYCODONE PR TAB 80MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9F120A
8113458OXYCODONE SR TAB 10MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9F115A
9F116A
8456030OXYCODONE SR TAB 20MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9J114A
8456014OXYCODONE SR TAB 40MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9F119A
8455917OXYCODONE SR TAB 80MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9F120A
3726122OXYCODONE PR TAB 10MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9F115A
9F116A
3726130OXYCODONE PR TAB 20MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9J114A
3726148OXYCODONE PR TAB 40MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9F119A
3726155OXYCODONE PR TAB 80MGHealthcare Pharma Ltd9F120A
1196971OXYCODONE PR TAB 80MG/td>Healthcare Pharma Ltd9F120A

This may have been supplied by AHDL. Unfortunately we are not providing specific batch information you will be required to follow the instructions as per the drug alert.

For more information or medical information queries, please contact: GL Pharma GmbH on +43 3136 82577 or office@gl-pharma.at.

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: COMPANY-LED RECALL

Company-Led Recall on Glutafin Gf Pizza Bases

DR SCHAR is recalling the below batch because the Incorrect product is in the correct outer case.

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch
3341112GLUTAFIN GF PIZZA BASESDR SCHAR220620C

For all enquiries, please contact DR SCHAR Customer services on 0800 161 5838
 

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 Memantine 10mg Film-Coated Tablets

Crescent Pharma Ltd has informed us of a discrepancy on the product packaging for the below batches. The discrepancy relates to the incorrect quantity printed on one side (end flap) of the packs in error. The incorrect end flap states that the quantity of tablets within the pack is 30, however this is incorrect and should state 28 as per all other sides of the pack, (see Annex 1). The other product details on the pack including the name, strength and pharmaceutical form of the medicine are correct.

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

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch
8130825MEMANTINE HYD TAB 10MGCRESCENT PHARMA LTD10819
20819
11119
1208925MEMANTINE TABS 10MGCRESCENT PHARMA LTD10819
20819
11119
1182922MEMANTINE HCL TAB 10MGCRESCENT PHARMA LTD10819
20819
11119
1148048MEMANTINE TAB 10MGCRESCENT PHARMA LTD10819
20819
11119

This may have been supplied by AHDL. Unfortunately we are not providing specific batch information you will be required to follow the instructions as per the drug alert.

For more information or medical information queries, please contact: Crescent Pharma Ltd. Medical Information Department on +00351 214643225, via email on tiago.barca@pharsolution.com or +44 (0) 1256 772740.

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 2 RECALL

Class 2 Recall on Gliclazide Tab 40mg

Accord-UK Limited is recalling all unexpired stock of Gliclazide 40 mg Tablets (Northstar Livery) from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to out of specification results for dissolution, obtained during routine stability testing..

Please visit the: MHRA Website .

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batches
1217223GLICLAZIDE TAB 40MG ALMACCORD-UK LTD (NORTHSTAR LIVERY)GU50
1217231GLICLAZIDE TAB 40MG TEVACCORD-UK LTD (NORTHSTAR LIVERY)GU50
1207596GLICLAZIDE TAB 40MG ACTACCORD-UK LTD (NORTHSTAR LIVERY)GU50
8427023OTCD GLICLAZIDE TAB 40MGACCORD-UK LTD (NORTHSTAR LIVERY)GU50
8107104GLICLAZIDE TAB 40MGACCORD-UK LTD (NORTHSTAR LIVERY)GU50

ALLIANCE DO NOT STOCK. Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit.

For stock control enquiries please contact Accord Customer Services Team on 0800 373573.

For medical information enquiries please contact Accord Medical Information Department on 01271 385257.

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

SUB-TYPE: COMPANY-LED RECALL

Company-Led Recall on Iohexol Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

As a precautionary measure, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals is recalling the above lots to wholesaler and pharmacy level due to an out of specification result from the ongoing stability studies. The out of specification result for all batches of Iohexol distributed in United Kingdom are up to 4% over the upper specifications limits for content. (105%).

Please visit the: MHRA Website .

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batches
1223726IOHEXOL 300MG/50MLGLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS1806007
1223759IOHEXOL 300MG/75MLGLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS1805752
1223700IOHEXOL 300MG/100MLGLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS1805640
1223692IOHEXOL 350MG/50MLGLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS1806771
1223734IOHEXOL 350MG/100MLGLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS1805641

For medical information enquiries, please contact: Glenmark medical information: Tel: 0800 458 0383 e-mail: medical_information@glenmarkpharma.com

For stock enquiries, please contact: Matthew Jeffery Tel: 01923 202950 | (Extn) 3010 e-mail: Matthew.Jeffery@glenmarkpharma.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 Ranitidine Tablets 150mg & 300mg

Medreich Plc is recalling all unexpired stock of the above products from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to possible contamination with an impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) which has genotoxic and carcinogenic potential.

Please visit the: MHRA Website .

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batches
7056195RANITIDINE TAB 150MGMEDREICH PLCPLEASE REFER TO THE MHRA LINK ABOVE
1069087RANITIDINE TAB 150MG ACTMEDREICH PLCPLEASE REFER TO THE MHRA LINK ABOVE
7056203RANITIDINE TAB 300MGMEDREICH PLCPLEASE REFER TO THE MHRA LINK ABOVE
1069046RANITIDINE TAB 300MG ACTMEDREICH PLCPLEASE REFER TO THE MHRA LINK ABOVE
1179191RANITIDINE TAB 300MG ACTMEDREICH PLCPLEASE REFER TO THE MHRA LINK ABOVE

For stock control enquiries please contact Medreich Plc Customer Service team on 020 8831 1580 or cs_team@medreich.co.uk

For medical information enquiries please contact Medreich Plc Pharmacovigilance Department on 020 8831 1580 or info@medreich.co.uk .

 

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 Levothyroxine 100micrograms/5ml Oral Sol Wockhardt UK Ltd

Wockhardt UK Ltd is recalling specific batches of Levothyroxine 100micrograms/5ml Oral Solution from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to notification of the impurity liothyronine exceeding the specification limit.

 

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

 

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch
1181338LEVOTHYROXINE SOL 100MCG/5MLWOCKHARDT UK LTDI53481
I54522
6329643LEVOTHYROXINE SOL SF 100MCG/5MLWOCKHARDT UK LTDI53481
I54522
1152115LEVOTHYROXINE SF 100MCG/5MLWOCKHARDT UK LTDI53481
I54522

For medical Information enquiries, please contact Medical Information on 01978 661261 or email drug.safety@wockhardt.co.uk.

For enquiries relating to stock returns please contact Wockhardt UK Ltd Customer Services on 01978 661261 or email customer.services@wockhardt.co.uk.

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 Finasteride tablets 5mg Dr Reddy's

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd has informed us that the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) for the above batches is missing the special warning and precautions.

 

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

 

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionLiveryAffected Batch
1147859FINASTERIDE TAB 5MGDR. REDDY'S LABORATORIESPlease refer to MHRA Link
1135516FINASTERIDE TAB 5MGDR. REDDY'S LABORATORIESPlease refer to MHRA Link
1178482FINASTERIDE TAB 5MGDR. REDDY'S LABORATORIESPlease refer to MHRA Link
1133719FINASTERIDE TAB 5MGDR. REDDY'S LABORATORIESPlease refer to MHRA Link
1139989FINASTERIDE TAB 5MGDR. REDDY'S LABORATORIESPlease refer to MHRA Link

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 2 RECALL

Class 2 Recall on Picato 150 Mcg/G Gel / Picato 500 Mcg/G Gel Leo Pharma

LEO Laboratories Ltd (T/A LEO Pharma) is recalling all unexpired stock of the above products from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to concerns on the possible risk of skin malignancy.

 

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

 

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch
3765732PICATO GEL 150MCG/GLEO PHARMA LTDALL STOCK
3765757PICATO GEL 500MCG/GLEO PHARMA LTDALL STOCK
6839252PICATO GEL 150MCG/GOTC DIRECT (PI'S)ALL STOCK
8430241PICATO GEL 500MCG/GOTC DIRECT (PI'S)ALL STOCK

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

 

For medical information enquiries please contact LEO Pharma Medical Information Department on 01844 347 333 and press 2 for Medical Information, or by email at medical-info.uk@leo-pharma.com

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 Zapain Tablets 30/500mg

Advanz Pharma has informed us of a discrepancy on the product packaging for the batches listed within this alert. The discrepancy relates to "capsules" printed at the top right of the packs in error (where this should be tablets). The other product details on the packs including the name, strength and pharmaceutical form of the medicine are correct.

 

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

 

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP CodeProduct DescriptionSupplierAffected Batch
2734705ZAPAIN TABLETS 30/500MGAdvanz PharmaPLEASE REFER TO THE MHRA LINK ABOVE

For stock control queries please contact on 08708 877025 or customercare@advanzpharma.com.

For any medical information enquires please contact Medical Information Department on the e-mail medicalinformation@advanzpharma.com or telephone on 08700 703033.

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.