Drug Recall

 

HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Hospira Pty Ltd, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), have given notice of a drug recall of:

DBL Vancomycin 500mg (10 vials)
Vancomycin
ARTG 62603

The only affected batch is: C076913BA with an expiry date of December 2017.

This recall has been initiated as some vials from the above batch may contain discoloured product that does not conform to the description specification of a ‘white to off-white powder’. The colour impurity is not expected to impact the quality, potency, or effectiveness of the product.

Please inspect your stocks and quarantine all products from the batch stated above for return to your supplier for a refund.

Retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units for one month. Report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.

Should you require further information regarding this matter, please contact your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies, or Hospira on 1300 046 774.

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