Primus Pharma Limbrel Medical Food Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Primus Pharma Limbrel Medical Food Recall [US]Primus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Scottsdale, Arizona establishment, recalls all unexpired batch/lots of Limbrel Medical Food products due to suspected
rare but serious and side effects, all serious health hazard. FDA:

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Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Limbrel Medical Food products are subject to this recall:

  • Limbrel (Flavocoxid) 250 mg capsules, Product Identity Number 68040-601-16
  • Limbrel250 (250 mg Flavocoxid with 50 mg Citrated Zinc Bisglycinate) capsules, Product Identity Number 68040-605-16
  • Limbrel (Flavocoxid) 500 mg capsules, Product Identity Number 68040-602-16
  • Limbrel500 (500 mg Flavocoxid with 50 mg Citrated Zinc Bisglycinate) capsules, Product Identity Number 68040-606-16

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional image of the recalled Medical Food can be found on the Web site above.

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

According to the FDA, between January 1, 2007, and November 9, 2017, FDA received 30 adverse event reports of elevated liver function tests or Acute Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis associated with the use of Limbrel products

These conditions present in rare cases with varying degrees of severity in patients taking Limbrel for the first time in the initial weeks of exposure, and may go unnoticed by the patient until they consult with their physician or until symptoms develop that require hospitalization. There have been no deaths reported with the use of Limbrel, and in all reported cases adverse effects resolved without residual effects after discontinuing use of the product.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled medication, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Limbrel Medical Food products to the pharmacist or dispensary where you acquired it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Primus Pharma by calling 1-480-483-1410 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mountain Standard Time.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 9721-2018
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