Glenmark Recalls over 1 lakh bottles of anti-inflammatory drug in US

Franchise India Bureau April 05 2018 - 4 min read
Glenmark Recalls over 1 lakh bottles of anti-inflammatory drug in US
The US based pharmacy company is recalling 109,080 bottles of Indomethacin capsules USP, 50 mg, 100-count bottle, manufactured by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals at its Goa plant.

One of the largest Pharmaceutical companies of US, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals is recalling over one lakh bottles of anti-inflammatory Indomethacin capsules from the US market due to incorrect instructions on the labelling, latest Enforcement report of the US regulator has said.

The US-based pharmacy company is recalling 109,080 bottles of Indomethacin capsules USP, 50 mg, 100-count bottle, manufactured by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals at its Goa plant, United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) said.

“The reason for the recall is, ‘Labelling Incorrect Instructions’ bottles incorrectly labelled with the usual adult dosage of one or two capsules 2 or 3 times a day, rather than the correct usual adult dosage of 'One capsule 2 or 3 times a day,” the report said.

The ongoing nationwide voluntary recall is a class III recall, the regulator said.

As per the USFDA, a class III recall is initiated in a situation in which use of, or exposure to, a violative product is not likely to cause adverse health consequences."

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