Class 2 Medicines Recall: Diclo-SR 75 Tablets (Diclofenac Sodium)

Strides Pharma UK Ltd, trading as Co-pharma, is recalling specific batches of Diclo-SR 75 Tablets as a precautionary measure

Product information

PL number

PL 13606/0145

MDR number

MDR 017-02/17

Company name

Strides Pharma UK Ltd, trading as Co-pharma

Product description

Diclo-SR 75 Tablets (Diclofenac Sodium)

Batch number/expiry

  Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed  
  7226423 02.2019 28 tablets 07/08/2016  
  7226424 02.2019 28 tablets 07/08/2016  
  7226425 03.2019 28 tablets 07/08/2106  
  7227697 06.2019 56 tablets 20/10/2016  
  7227698 06.2019 56 tablets 20/10/2016  

Brief description of the problem

Strides Pharma UK Ltd trading as Co-pharma is recalling the batches listed above as a precautionary measure due to high trending stability results obtained for the impurity test.

All remaining packs of the listed batches should be quarantined and returned to your supplier

For stock enquiries, please contact:

Rajasekar Visvanathan by telephone on 01923 255580 or 07588 851619 or by email to

For medical enquiries please contact:

Peter Blakeney by telephone on 01923 255580 or 07825 184110 or by email to

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Class 2 Medicines Recall - Diclo-SR 75 Tablets (PL 13606-0145)

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts by copy of this letter. NHS Regional Teams are asked to forward this to community pharmacists, relevant clinics and dispensing general practitioners. NB It is not necessary to forward this notice to non-dispensing GPs.

Published 29 March 2017