Leading Brand Issues Pet Medication Recall

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.

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR:

NameNDC CodeLot NumberExpiration
Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 15mg (1000)0463-6160-1070915AAugust 2017
H15A55November 2017
70952ANovember 2017
71162AOctober 2018
Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 30mg (1000)0463-6145-1070926ANovember 2017
70981AJanuary 2018
H15A59August 2018
Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 60mg (1000)0463-6151-1070881AJuly 2017
H15A68January 2018
70980AFebruary 2018
71416AMay 2020
Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 100mg (100)0463-6152-0170989AFebruary 2018
70973AJanuary 2018
Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 100mg (1000)0163-6152-1070973AJanuary 2018
H15A76February 2018
71346ADecember 2019
Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 100mg (1000)0463-6152-0170989AFebruary 2018
Amitriptyline Tablets, USP 50mg (100)0463-6352-10C0260416AMarch 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

NDCPackage SizeStrength (mg)
0463-6160-10100015West-ward 445, whiteBlank, white
0463-6145-10100030West-ward 450, whiteScore line, white
0463-6151-10100060WW 455, whiteBlank, white
0463-6152-01100100WW 458, whiteScore line, white
0463-6152-101000100WW 458, whiteScore line, white

Amitriptyline is indicated for use as a tricyclic antidepressant and also is packaged in the following configuration:

NDCPackage SizeStrength (mg)Tablet Appearance Side OneTablet Appearance Side Two
0463-6352-10100502103, beigeV, 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.

source: www.fda.gov

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