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MHRA publishes Medikinet alert

Two batches of 20mg strength in 30mg packaging

June 16th 2016

Tagged: MHRA alert

By Ailsa Colquhoun


B&S Healthcare has recalled two batches of parallel imported Medikinet XL 20mg (methylphenidate-hydrochloride) modified-release capsules that have been incorrectly repackaged in 30mg cartons.

The affected batches are listed below:

Batch NumberExpiry DatePack SizeFirst distributed
02L360201/201830 capsules07/04/2016
02L360306/201830 capsules06/04/2016

The 20 mg strength is correctly stated on the blister packs.  Pharmacists and wholesalers are asked to return any remaining stock from these batches to B & S Healthcare.

For medical information, please telephone: 0208 515 3735.

For enquiries regarding returns please telephone: 0208 728 7800.