Class 2 medicines recall: Medikinet XL 20mg modified-release capsules (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
- Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
- 14 June 2016
- Last updated:
- 15 June 2016, see all updates
- 14 June 2016
- Alert type:
- Drug alert
Action within 48 hours: B&S Healthcare are recalling two batches of parallel imported Medikinet XL 20mg modified-release capsules that have been incorrectly repackaged in 30mg cartons. (EL (16)A/08)
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Brief description of the problem
B&S Healthcare are recalling two batches of parallel imported Medikinet XL 20mg modified-release capsules that have been incorrectly repackaged in 30mg cartons.
The 20 mg strength is correctly stated on the blister packs. See Appendix 1 of the document below for photograph of a sample pack.
Pharmacists and wholesalers are asked to return any remaining stock from these batches to B & S Healthcare.
For medical information, please contact telephone number 0208 515 3735.
For enquiries regarding returns please contact telephone number 0208 728 7800.
Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts by copy of this letter. Local area teams are asked to forward this to relevant clinics, general practitioners and community pharmacists for information.
Published: 14 June 2016
Updated: 15 June 2016
Issued: 14 June 2016
- Amended title and clarified that pharmacists and wholesalers are asked to check their stock of both the 20mg and 30mg strength products for any packs from these two batches.
- First published.
Alert type: Drug alert