Drug Alert: Nitrofurantoin tablets 50mg, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (UK) Ltd (15/07/2020)

15 Jul 2020

A Class 2 Medicine Recall (action within 48 hours) has been issued in England, NI and Wales, for a specific batch of Nitrofurantoin tablets 50mg manufactured by Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (UK) Ltd

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (UK) Limited has informed the MHRA that the routine stability tests conducted on a specific batch of Nitrofurantoin tablets 50mg showed dissolution results which were out of specification. As a precautionary measure, all unexpired stock of the affected batch has been recalled:

Batch number Expiry Pack size First distribution date
0273669 February 2022 28 tablets 7 April 2020


Key points for pharmacy teams

  • Pharmacy teams should not dispense the affected batch
  • Quarantine and return all stock of the affected batch to the supplier
  • For more information / medical information, contact drreddysGB@EU.ProPharmaGroup.com or telephone 01748 828873


Further details:


Please contact the Pharmacy Services team for further advice and support: