Medex Supply CoaguChek XS Test Strip Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Medex Supply CoaguChek XS Test Strip Recall [US]Terrific Care, LLC. doing business as Medex Supply Distribution Inc., a Passaic, New Jersey establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of CoaguChek XS Test Strips due to suspected risk of inaccurately high INR test results and consequential risk of initiating inappropriate therapeutic measures such as Warfarin dose reduction, interruption of Warfarin medication use or inappropriate administration of Vitamin K, all serious health and safety hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/KLq330ncX4Y

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm628976.htm

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

  • CoaguChek XS Test Strips (all varieties sold by Terrific Care LLC. doing business as Medex Supply), affected catalog/reference numbers: all catalog/REF numbers that do not end in 160 (see photo image above) and batch/lots ranging from 27216700 through 33449899

Please consult the photograph above for details of the medical supplies packaging, design and retail presentation.

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

According to the FDA, this recall is related to the recent Roche Diagnostics Recall, the manufacturer of CoaguChek meters and test strips. The CoaguChek Test Strips distributed by Terrific Care LLC./Medex Supply Dist. Inc. that were not included in the recent Roche recall because these items were not distributed by Roche Diagnostics in the United States.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Test Strip products, please do not use them. Instead, return the Test Strips to the outlets where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle poisonings.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Medex Supply Distribution toll-free at 1-888-433-2300 between the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Thursday. You can also e-mail the company at RMA@medexsupply.com. After contacting the company for return approval, you can return the recalled Test Strips directly to Terrific Care LLC. at 61 Willet Street Passaic, NJ 07055-1971

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Medex Supply Distribution Inc., please search for “Medex Supply” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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