Company Issues Recall of Infant Ibuprofen Sold at CVS, Walmart and Family Dollar
A generic form of infant ibuprofen has been voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer, and parents are urged to check their cabinets for the medicine. The affected product has been sold at Wal-Mart, CVS, and Family Dollar.
Tris Pharma, Inc., is recalling Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension for having excessive amounts of ibuprofen in it. All packages were sold in the US in 0.5-ounce bottle sizes. As an NSAID, the increased risk for side effects can be detrimental to infants.
Severe reactions may include nausea, vomiting, headache, stomach pain, tinnitus, and kidney damage. Retailers are being asked to stop selling the product and consumers are urged to contact their doctors if they notice any medical issues arising from use of this ibuprofen.
The product has been sold under the following brand names:
- CVS Health: Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension – 50 mg per 1.25 mL, 0.5 oz; lot 00717024A, Expiration 08/19; NDC: 59779-925-23
- Equate (Wal-Mart): Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension – 50 mg per 1.25 mL, 0.5 oz; lots 00717009A, Expiration 02/19; 00717015A, Expiration 04/19; and 00717024A, Expiration 08/19; NDC: 49035-125-23;
- Family Wellness (Family Dollar): Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension – 50 mg per 1.25 mL, 0.5 oz.; lot 00717024A, Expiration 08/19; NDC: 55319-250-23
Consumers with questions may contact Tris at 732.940.0358 from 8:00 am EST to 5:00 pm PST, Monday to Friday. Click below to learn more!
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