Generic Xanax drug Alprazolam One lot of alprazolam, brand name Xanax, is being recalled by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. due to potential contamination that poses a risk of infection.
The recall is for lot number 8082708 of alprazolam tablets, USP C-IV 0.5 mg packaged in bottles of 500, with an expiry date of September 2020. They were distribute in the United States between July 2019 and August 2019.
Generic Xanax drug, Alprazolam
Mylan Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling one lot of the anti-anxiety prescription drug Alprazolam nationwide because of “the potential presence of. A foreign substance,” according to a recall notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration website.
Alprazolam is a generic form of Xanax.
“Clinical impact from the foreign material, if present, is expecte to be rare, but the remote risk of infection to a patient cannot be ruled out,” the notice states. “To date, Mylan has not received any adverse events related to this batch.”
The recall is for Alprazolam 0.5 mg tablets that were distribute in July and August 2019 in 500-count bottles. The affected drug’s lot No. is 8082708 and it has a September 2020 expiration date.
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According to the recall notice, Mylan has notified its distributors and customers about the recall by letter and is arranging for return of all recalled products. Retailers are being aske to contact consumers to explain the return process.