Class 3 Drug Alert (Action Within 5 days): Diazepam 2mg Tablets - Teva UK Limited - EL 13(A)12

Class 3 Drug Alert (Action Within 5 days): Diazepam 2mg Tablets - Teva UK Limited - EL 13(A)12

A recall which might affect some people here:

Class 3 Drug Alert (Action Within 5 days): Diazepam 2mg Tablets - Teva UK Limited - EL 13(A)12

DRUG ALERT

CLASS 3 MEDICINES RECALL

Action Within 5 Days

PHARMACY LEVEL RECALL

24 April 2013 EL 13(A)12 Our ref:

MDR 50-04/13

Dear Healthcare Professional,

Teva UK Limited

Diazepam 2mg Tablets

PL 00289/0164

Batch number Expiry date Pack size First distributed

010832 Feb 2015 1 x 28 06 Aug 2012

011227 Feb 2015 1 x 28 20 Sep 2012

Teva UK Limited is recalling all remaining stock of the above batches because the results of assays carried out during routine stability studies did not comply with the required specification.

Remaining stocks of these batches should be quarantined and returned to the original supplier for credit. For further stock enquiries please contact Teva UK Customer Service Team on 0800 590502.

For medical information enquiries please contact Teva UK Limited by phone on 0207 5407117 or by email to medinfo@tevauk.com.

Local area teams are asked to bring this information to the attention of community pharmacists, general practitioners, dental practitioners and extended formulary nurse prescribers by copy of this letter.

Yours faithfully

Alison Bunce

Pharmaceutical Assessor

mhra.gov.uk/Publications/Sa...

Rod

Picture is the molecular structure of diazepam/valium.

2 Replies

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  • Oh Dear.....Teva are not doing very well!

  • I think something like that passed my lips as well. :-)

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