Valpam 5 (Diazepam) Tablet Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Logo - Arrow PharmaArrow Pharma Pty Ltd. recalls all current batch/lots of Valpam 5 (diazepam) 5mg Tablets due to suspected presence of an incorrect drug and consequential insufficient or overdose drug dosage conditions, all serious health hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/u0AT30czEwa

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/arrow-pharma-pty-ltd-valpam-5-diazepam-5mg-tablets-in-50-tablet-blister-packs

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

  • Valpam 5mg Tablets, used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms and muscle spasms and sold with an AUST identification code of R 80811

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

According to the ACCC, blister pack sheets containing other medicines may have been substituted into some packs of Valpam 5mg tablets. These medicines may include (but may not be limited to) Amlodipine Sandoz 5mg tablets. If a patient has an affected pack, there is a risk that they will not have an adequate supply of their medicine and could take the incorrect medicine, an alternative that could have serious health consequences.

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.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/16084
Recalls Direct RIN: 8804-2017
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