The table below shows drug alerts, medicines recalls and company-led drug alerts issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and other relevant organisations such as the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on behalf of medicines manufacturers.

The information in this table is listed in reverse chronological order and will be updated on an ongoing basis.

Medicines recalls Drug alerts Company-led drug alerts/recalls
Class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall– Action within 48 hours – Sandoz Limited Omeprazole powder for solution for infusion 40mg (EL(19)A/34)

 

 

Class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall – Action within 48 hours – Kyowa Kirin Limited Mitomycin-C Kyowa , all strengths

 

Class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall– Action within 48 hours – M&A Pharmachem Limited Paracetamol 500 mg Tablets (EL(19)A/32)

Class 2 medicines recall – Action within 48 hours – Nutriflex Omega products (various)

Class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall – Action within 48 hours – OTC ranitidine preparations

Class 2 medicines recall – Action within 48 hours – Pharmacy level recall: Ranitidine oral solution 150mg/10ml EL (19)A/29

Class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall – Sayana® Press suspension for injection 104mg/0.65ml

Class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall – Action within 48 hours – Ranitidine effervescent tablets 150mg and 300mg

Class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall for Zantac (POM) products

Class 2 medicines recall – pharmacy level recall – Aripiprazole oral solution 1mg/ml

Class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall – Action within 48 hours – Aripiprazole oral solution 1mg/ml

 

 

 

 

 

Supply disruption for all oral preparations of generic ranitidine

Class 4 drug alert – Caution in Use – Xonvea gastro-resistant tablets 10mg/10mg

Class 4 drug alert – Caution in Use – Rifadin (rifampicin) capsules 150mg

Class 4 Drug Alert: Caution in Use – Emerade® solution for injection pre-filled syringe 150mcg, 300mcg and 500mcg

Important: EpiPen® 0.3mg adrenaline auto-injectors extended use beyond expiry dates for specific lot numbers

Class 2 Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) alert: Action within 48 hours – various products imported by B & S Healthcare

Class 4 drug alert – Caution in Use – Phenobarbital Sodium Injection 30mg/ml

Company-led Drug Recall – Avonex Solution for Injection 30 micrograms/0.5ml – updated 25/10/19

Company led recall – Docetaxel injection 80mg/8ml

Company led recall – Phenytoin oral suspension 90mg/5ml

 

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