Vinacal OR FDA Alerts
The FDA Alert(s) below may be specifically about Vinacal OR or relate to a group or class of drugs which include Vinacal OR (multivitamin, prenatal).
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Recent FDA Alert(s) for multivitamin, prenatal
Ethex Corporation Product Recall
Feb 4, 2009
Audience: Pharmacists, Consumers[UPDATE 02/04/2009] ETHEX Corporation and Ther-RX Corporation expanded the company's previous recall notices to include prescription prenatal vitamin and iron supplement products. See the 02/03/2009 Press Releases for a list of products included in the recall.
[Posted 01/27/2009] FDA notified pharmacists and consumers that ETHEX Corporation has expanded two previous 2008 recalls to include over 60 generic drug products recalled to wholesalers, and two generic drug products, Hydromorphone HCl and Metoprolol Succinate, recalled to retailer level. These generic products may have been manufactured under conditions that did not sufficiently comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices. Some of these products have had specific lots recalled earlier due to defects found, including oversized tablets delivering higher than labeled doses. These additional products are being removed to assure that no other defective products remain in the marketplace. Patients who may have these medicines in their possession should continue to take them in accordance with their prescriptions, as the risk of suddenly stopping needed medication may place patients at risk. Patients should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using these products, or to obtain replacement medications or prescriptions.
[February 03, 2009 - Press Release - Ethex]
[February 03, 2009 - Press Release - Ther-Rx ]
[January 28, 2009 - Press Release - Ethex]