Sanofi-Aventis Stemetil Tablet Recall (Australia)

Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Sanofi LogoSanofi-Aventis Australia recalls certain batch/lots of Stemetil Tablets due to suspected missing blister sheets and consequential risk of insufficient total pack dosage, a serious health hazard. ACCC:

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Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following drugs are subject to this recall:

  • Stemetil (prochlorperazine maleate) 5 mg Tablets sold with an unknown Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration registration number, a batch/lot of 16N0060 and an expiry date 06/2018

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the ACCC, this drug may have been dispensed with missing blister sheets. Affected packages may not contain the correct number of tablets. If you or someone you provide care for takes Stemetil Tablets, please check the batch number (displayed both on packs and blister sheets) to see if your Tablets are affected by this recall.

In Australia, Stemetil is used to treat Nausea, Vomiting and Dizziness due to various causes, including Migraine (severe headache).

If you have a pack that has been affected by this recall, return any unused medicine to your pharmacy for a refund and/or to arrange alternative medicine.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled drug, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another medicine or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions concerning this recall, please contact Sanofi-Aventis Medical Information on 1800 818 806.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/16098
Recalls Direct RIN: 8744-2017
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