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Infants ibuprofen recalled due to higher concentration of medicine

Bottles of over-the-counter infant ibuprofen sold at CVS, Walmart and Family Dollar have been recalled because they contain concentrations of medicine that are too high and could be dangerous to young children, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a news release. The recall involves three lots of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension manufactured by Tris Pharma Inc. “There is a remote possibility that infants, who may be susceptible to a higher potency level of drug, and therefore may be more vulnerable to permanent NSAID-associated renal injury,” the agency said. Adverse events related to ingesting a higher dose of ... Read More

Infant acetaminophen liquid recalled due to potential defect with oral syringe

Eighteen batches of Perrigo acetaminophen infant suspension liquid marked with various store brand names including Kroger and Babies R Us are being recalled because of a potential defect with the co-packaged oral syringe. The affected medicines include the 160 mg/5 mL sold in 2 oz. and 4 oz. bottles with syringes in the box, and were distributed nationally to retail stores. The packages might contain an oral dosing syringe without dose markings. The correct syringe should have a white or yellow plunger with specific dose markings for 1.25 mL, 2.5 mL, 3.75 mL, and 5 mL. If the product’s syringe ... Read More