Drug Recall

HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Baxter Healthcare have given notice of a drug recall of:

Milrinone (Claris) 10mg/10ml ampoules pack of 10
ARTG ID 223707

The affected batch number is Batch A0A0935.

This recall has been initiated after an Out of Specification result was detected during routine stability testing regarding the labelled concentration of lactic acid. The investigation concluded a decrease in the assay of lactic acid. The assay of milrinone was according to specifications.

If HPS Pharmacies provide imprest management services to your facility, a HPS representative will inspect your stock and quarantine all affected products for a refund. Your HPS Pharmacies Pharmacy Manager/Director of Pharmacy will contact your clinicians if there is an immediate impact to your facility.

Please retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units as a reminder for all staff members.

Report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.

Should you require further information regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies or Baxter Healthcare on 1300 659 877.

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