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Lupin, Cadila recall drugs in US Market

Lupin, Cadila recall drugs in US Market

New Delhi: Drug firms Lupin and Cadila Healthcare are recalling nearly 1.11 lakh units of Duloxetine delayed-release capsules and 19,812 bottles of Paroxetine tablets, respectively, from the US market, the US health regulator has said.

Lupin Pharmaceuticals is recalling 1,11,648 units of Duloxetine delayed-release capsules USP, in the strength of 30 mg, on account of failed dissolution specification, the US Food and Drug Administration said in its latest Enforcement Report. The drug was manufactured by Lupin Goa, the report added. The ongoing voluntary nationwide recall is a class III recall, it said.

Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA Inc, the arm of Cadila Healthcare, is also recalling 19,812 bottles of Paroxetine tablets in the strength of 30 mg from the US market.

The reason for the voluntary nationwide recall is “presence of foreign tablets/capsules: Risperidone tablets were found in bottle of Paroxetine tablets”, the report stated. The product was manufactured by Cadila Healthcare.

Source: PTI
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