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Generic Anti-Allergy Drugs Recalled

FRIDAY, May 2, 2014 -- Nearly 30,000 packets of generic anti-allergy medicines are being recalled in the United States by Indian drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.

The recalled allergy relief and nasal decongestant products were made by Ranbaxy's U.S. subsidiary Ohm Laboratories Inc., the Wall Street Journal reported.

The recall was launched after defects were found in blister packaging for the Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine Sulphate Extended Release Tablets.

They were sold at drugs stores in California, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas, WSJ reported.

Posted: May 2014