Cholesterol lowering tables recalls from US by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories.

Cholesterol lowering tables recalls from US by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories.

Overview

  • Post By : Khushboo Sharma
  • Source: PTI
  • Date: 06 July, 2018

Over 2.36 lakh bottles of Atorvastatin Calcium tablets which were used for lowering the cholesterol has been recall from US as per the report by the US health regulator.

Dr. Reddy’s Lab Inc is recalling the 2.30 lakh bottles due to “failed impurities/degradation specifications,” regulator USFDA said in their Enforcement Report.

The drugs are in 10mg, 20mg & 40mg so out of the total bottles which has been recalled there were 55,126 are of 10mg, 44,894 bottles were of 20 mg & highest quantity was of 40 mg around 1,30,081 bottles.

The 80 mg bottles have been also recalling on account of “presence of the foreign substance: A product complaint was received for the defective tablets with an embedded foreign object observed in a bottle”, the total 80mg bottles are estimating to be 6,397, the reported said..

These tablets were manufactured by the Dr. Reddy’s laboratories Srikakulam facility.

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