Class 2 Medicines Recall: Fiasp FlexTouch 100 units/mL solution for injection pre-filled pen manufactured by Novo Nordisk (MDR 065-06/18)

Novo Nordisk is recalling one batch as a precautionary measure due to the presence of particles in a small number of samples.

Product information

Company name

Novo Nordisk

Product description

Fiasp FlexTouch 100 units/mL solution for injection pre-filled pen

(Insulin Aspart)

Brand & Product Description Batch Number Pack Size Date Released
Fiasp FlexTouch 100 units/mL solution for injection pre-filled pen HP50949 5 22/03/2018

Brief description of the problem

Novo Nordisk is recalling one batch as a precautionary measure due to the presence of particles in a small number of samples.

Advice for healthcare professionals

Stop dispensing the batch listed above. Return all remaining stock of this batch to your supplier using the supplier’s approved process. Novo Nordisk will also be circulating the letter attached to pharmacies.

This is a pharmacy level recall so there is no requirement to contact patients. If you receive queries about this issue from patients, however, please advise them to follow the advice given in the patient information leaflet regarding checking their insulin before use:

‘Check that the insulin in your pen is clear and colourless. Look through the insulin window. If the insulin looks cloudy, do not use the pen.’

Wholesalers

Quarantine any remaining stock of this batch and return to the original supplier for credit.

Company contacts for further information

Medical information enquiries

Novo Nordisk Customer Care
Tel: 0845 600 5055 Email:customercare@novonordisk.com

Stock enquiries

Novo Nordisk Customer Care
Tel: 0845 600 5055 Email:customercare@novonordisk.com

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, hospital pharmacists and general practitioners for information.

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Class 2 Medicines recall: Fiasp FlexTouch 100 units/mL solution for injection pre-filled pen

Published 9 July 2018