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Epilim and metoprolol recalls

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October 15th 2020

Tagged: MHRA alert

By MHRA

Sanofi is recalling specific batches of Epilim 500mg gastro-resistant tablets as a precautionary measure due to out of specification results for disintegration test during routine stability testing.

The affected batches are as follows: Epilim 500mg Gastro-Resistant Tablets

Batch numberExpiry datePack sizeFirst distributed
R060108/2022306 November 2019
R060208/2022305 November 2019
R060308/2022306 November 2019

Dispensers are asked to quarantine all stock and return it to your supplier using your supplier’s approved process.

For stock control enquiries please contact GB-CustomerServices@sanofi.com or phone 0800 854 430

For medical information enquiries please contact uk-medicalinformation@sanofi.com or call 0800 035 25 25

Accord is also recalling two batches of metoprolol 50mg tablets due to a barcoding problem.

Batch NumberExpiry DatePack SizeFirst Distributed
P2000978January 20232816 September 2020
P2000285December 20222807 May 2020

Pharmacies using the FMD have reported that decommissioned packs may report as ‘EXPORT.’

Although there is no risk to product quality dispensaries are asked to quarantine all remaining stock and return it to your supplier.

For stock control enquiries please contact Accord-UK Ltd Customer Services Team. Tel: 0800 373573

For medical information enquiries please contact Accord-UK Ltd Medical Information Department. Tel: 01271 385257