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Teva recalls prednisolone EC tabs after contamination fears

Drug recall Teva has recalled all remaining Prednisolone EC 2.5mg and 5mg tablets in blister pack batches, after high levels of related substances were detected during in the corticosteroid during routine stability testing.

Teva has recalled all remaining prednisolone EC 2.5mg and 5mg tablets in blister pack batches after high levels of related substances were detected in the corticosteroid during routine stability testing.

The recall only affects blister packs, not additional material supplied in pots.

The products being recalled are as follows:

Prednisolone EC 2.5mg and 5mg tablets in blister packs

PL 00289/0775, PL 00289/0776

Strength

 Batch Number

 Expiry Date

Blister Pack Size

 First distributed

 2.5mg

 69894

Dec 2013

 28

 Oct 2011

 5mg

 80077

 Jan 2014

 28

 Oct 2011

5mg

 80057

 Jan 2014

 28

 Oct 2011

 5mg

 69896

 Feb 2014

 28

 Nov 2011


Any medicines found in stock should be quarantined and returned to the supplier immediately.

Pharmacists can contact Teva about stock returns on 0800 590502, or for medical information on 0207 540 7117. Alternatively they can email: [email protected].

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