Recall: Nexterone Amiodarone HCl
On 2017-11-14, the FDA announced that Baxter International is conducting a recall on Amiodarone HCl due to a possible particulate matter. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Nexterone during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
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Name: Baxter International
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Amiodarone HCl
Brand Name(s): Nexterone
Reason for Recall: Particulate matter
Official Recall Date: 2017-11-14
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Baxter International Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling one lot of NEXTERONE (amiodarone HCl) 150 mg/100 mL Premixed Injection - distributed between 8/23/2017 and 10/2/2017 in the United States to wholesalers/distributors and healthcare facilities - due to the potential presence of particulate matter. The particulate matter may have entered the solution during the manufacturing process. Read More.
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