Tris Pharma, Inc., based in Monmouth Junction, NJ has issued an infant’s ibuprofen recall for three brands of concentrated oral suspension that may higher concentrations of ibuprofen than what is listed on the label. The recalled brands are: Equate, sold at Walmart; CVS Health, sold at CVS Pharmacies and Family Wellness, sold at Family Dollar stores. Consumers who have purchased these products should not use them as serious injury may result.
At the time of the recall, no adverse reactions had been reported. However, risks associated with these recalled products include renal injury, gastrointestinal bleeding, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache and tinnitus.
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Infant Ibuprofen Recall
Tris Pharma sold the affected products to one company that distributed them nationwide. This company has been notified of the recall. But consumers who purchase these brands are urged to check any infant ibuprofen they have at home to see if it is part of the recall. The size, lot number and expiration date of each recalled product appears in the chart below.
Consumers should contact their doctors if their infants experience any problems with this medicine. They should also report any problems to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program. This program helps the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) track adverse events associated with a variety of products including prescription and over-the-counter medication, biologics, medical devices, nutritional products, food and cosmetics.