Posted from: Friday, June 20, 2014 - 02:16 PM - Present

Drug Recall: Treatment for Hypertension

June 19, 2014 – Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd, has issued a voluntary recall of Metopolol Succinate.  The recall is due to failed drug dissolution tests, which measure an active ingredient time release into the body.

Metopolol Succinate is a beta-blocker used to treat hypertension to lower blood pressure.

The recall covers 13,560 bottles of Metopolol Succinate. The lots associated with this recall are:

 

Lot #

Expiration Date

C206578

05/14

C207415

06/14

 

If you have this product, do not take any more and contact your pharmacy before your next dose, they can tell you if your medication is part of the recall.  If your medication was affected by the recall, they will be able to assist you with obtaining a new fill of your medication.  If you have any questions about this recall please contact your local retail pharmacist or speak to your doctor.

Adverse events that may be related to the use of this product may also be reported to the United States Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program either online, by regular mail or by fax:

Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm

Regular Mail: use postage-paid FDA form 3500 available at: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm.  Mail the form to: MedWatch, FDA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787

Fax: 1-800-FDA-0178

Last Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 07:41 AM.