BREAKING NEWS: Leading Brand Issues Pet Medication Recall
BREAKING NEWS: Leading Brand Issues Pet Medication Recall! Truxton, Inc just announced a voluntary recall of lots of veterinary anticonvulsant, anti-seizure, and also antidepressant medications containing phenobarbital and amitriptyline due to a label mix-up error.
According to the FDA, inadvertent exposure to or overdose of phenobarbital could cause severe intoxication which may lead to cardiogenic shock, renal failure, coma, or even death in humans and animals too. Inadvertent exposure to or overdose of amitriptyline could cause uneven heartbeats, extreme drowsiness, confusion, agitation, vomiting, hallucinations, also hot or cold sensations, muscle stiffness and seizures (convulsions), or fainting in animals.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR:
|Name||NDC Code||Lot Number||Expiration|
|Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 15mg (1000)||0463-6160-10||70915A||August 2017|
|Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 30mg (1000)||0463-6145-10||70926A||November 2017|
|Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 60mg (1000)||0463-6151-10||70881A||July 2017|
|Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 100mg (100)||0463-6152-01||70989A||February 2018|
|Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 100mg (1000)||0163-6152-10||70973A||January 2018|
|Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 100mg (1000)||0463-6152-01||70989A||February 2018|
|Amitriptyline Tablets, USP 50mg (100)||0463-6352-10||C0260416A||March 2018|
Phenobarbital is indicated for use as a sedative or as a anticonvulsant and is packaged in the following configurations:
Tablet Appearance Side OneTablet Appearance Side Two
|NDC||Package Size||Strength (mg)|
|0463-6160-10||1000||15||West-ward 445, white||Blank, white|
|0463-6145-10||1000||30||West-ward 450, white||Score line, white|
|0463-6151-10||1000||60||WW 455, white||Blank, white|
|0463-6152-01||100||100||WW 458, white||Score line, white|
|0463-6152-10||1000||100||WW 458, white||Score line, white|
Amitriptyline is indicated for use as a tricyclic antidepressant and also is packaged in the following configuration:
|NDC||Package Size||Strength (mg)||Tablet Appearance Side One||Tablet Appearance Side Two|
|0463-6352-10||100||50||2103, beige||V, beige|
The product was distributed nationwide in the U.S.A. to physician & also veterinarian treatment centers.
This leading brand is notifying all customers on record who purchased the above listed products under Truxton Incorporated label/NDC via US Mail with a recall letter and also recall response form. CO Truxton, Inc and is also arranging for full credit returns, replacements, etc of all recalled product. Consumers, distributors and retailers that have recalled product should stop using the product immediately and return their product to the place of the purchase.
Anyone with any questions regarding this recall can also contact CO Truxton, Inc. They can reach them by phone at (800) 257-7704, Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm (EST). Consumers should contact their physician also healthcare provider, or veterinarian if they have experienced any problems that are related to taking or administering these drug products.