19 February 2013
Class 4 medicines defect information
Caution in use
Distribute to pharmacy level
Auden Mckenzie Ltd
Dexamfetamine Sulphate 5mg Tablets
|Batch number||Expiry date||Pack size||First distributed|
|12I24/A||September 2017||1 x 28||10 January 2013|
Auden Mckenzie Ltd has informed us that a very small number of packs from the above batch may contain three blister strips instead of two. Investigations to date suggest that there may be 15 affected packs on the UK market.
Pharmacists are asked to check the contents of packs from this batch prior to dispensing. Please contact Auden Mckenzie Ltd on 01895 627 420 if any packs containing an extra blister strip are identified.
Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts by copy of this letter. Primary care trusts are asked to forward this to relevant clinics and to general practitioners and community pharmacists for information.
Further recipients by cascade:
Regional contacts for NHS Trusts and provider units
Chief pharmacists: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Prison health policy unit (DH)
Chief pharmacists: Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Isle of Man, Gibraltar
Healthcare Commission for distribution to independent health care establishments
Primary care trusts (England)