Class 2 medicines recall: Medikinet XL 20mg modified-release capsules (methylphenidate hydrochloride)

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)

Product information

EL number

EL (16)A/08

MDR number

MDR 047-06/16

Company name

B&S Healthcare

Product description

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First distributed
02L3602 01/2018 30 capsules 07/04/2016
02L3603 06/2018 30 capsules 06/04/2016

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.

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Medikinet XL 20mg modified-release capsules - class 2 recall

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.

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