MasterPharm Finasteride Plus Capsule Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Logo - MasterPharm LLCMasterPharm, LLC., a Garden City, New York establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Finasteride Plus Capsules from the American marketplace due to suspected undeclared Minoxidil, an Antihypertensive drug, at levels greater than those found in FDA approved products with consequential risks of severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.


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The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Finasteride Plus Capsules are subject to this recall:

  • Finasteride Plus Capsules, sold in 1.25 mg dose capsules in orange prescription bottles containing 30 capsules or blue prescription bottles containing 90 capsules with a batch/lot designation of 02-27-2020:04@11 and a stated “beyond-use” date of August 25, 2020.

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

According to the FDA, MasterPharm, LLC. has recalled one (1) batch/lot of Finasteride Plus Capsules because they were found to contain Minoxidil, an Antihypertensive medication, at levels greater than those found in FDA approved medication. The undeclared Minoxidil was reportedly found when tested by an independent testing laboratory. You should neither dispense nor consume the recalled drugs identified above.

MasterPharm, LLC. has received thirty three (33) reports of increased heart rate, retention of water, dizziness and low blood pressure.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm drug poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any drug, return it to your retailer for refund of pharmacist for proper disposal, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect drug.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Finasteride Plus Capsules, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Finasteride Plus to MasterPharm, LLC. with self-addressed packaging obtainable from MasterPharm that should been sent to you already.

Disposal of this product must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect the drinking water supply and the ecosystem. Do not dispose of this product through your household sewer system. Instead, consult with your local pharmacist or municipal waste authority for disposal instructions.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Minoxidil poisoning.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Lin Leung at MasterPharm, LLC at 1-718-529-5500 (local) or 1-866-630-5600 toll-free during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company using a Web-based e-mail form at

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Finasteride Plus Capsules, please search for “Finasteride” or more generically, “drugs” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Minoxidil contamination, please search for “Minoxidil” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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


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Recalls Direct RIN: 13064-2020
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