Nature’s Pharmacy Sterile Compounded Product Recall [US]

US FDA RecallUS/Silver Spring: Nature’s Pharmacy and Compounding Center recalls all Sterile Compounded Products distributed within North Carolina due to lack of sterility assurance, a health and safety hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/r1Wpj

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm375358.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Compounded Drugs are subject to this recall: Continue reading

Nora Apothecary Compounded Product Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Nora Apothecary & Alternative Therapies recalls all Sterile Compounded Products due to non-sterility hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/kxriC

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm349040.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports this recall includes Sterile Products that Nora Apothecary & Alternative Therapies supplied to patients and offices of licensed medical professionals. Specifically, the recall includes approximately 95 dosage units of Sterile Compounded Products that the pharmacy supplied to offices of twelve (12) licensed medical professionals located within Indiana. Some patients who received products from those medical professionals may live in states other than Indiana. The recall also includes approximately 400 prescriptions compounded for patients within Indiana and four other states: four prescriptions for patients in Illinois; and one prescription each for patients in Ohio, Florida and Tennessee.

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1915
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Pallimed Compounded Product Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Pallimed Solutions doing business as Pallimed Pharmacy recalls all Sterile Compounded Products dispensed since January 1, 2013 due to visible particulate (filament) hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/jtdfS

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm345468.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports contaminants were observed in vials of the following sterile compounded products:

  • Trimix;
  • Bimix (lot 02252013@3);
  • Alprostadil;
  • Dmso 50 percent – irrigation (lot 03122013@19); and
  • Bacteriostatic Water for Injection (lot 01072013@28).

The FDA says the specific public health risks of this recall are unknown because the particulate matter has not yet been identified. However, in general, particulate matter has the potential to damage or obstruct blood vessels, which could induce emboli, cause systemic allergic reaction, or cause tissue responses to the foreign material.

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1773
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