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Recall of Allopurinol Tablets made by Teva

January 16, 2012 by Estella.

from HK2046
from HK2046
Hong Kong's Department of Health today instructed the wholesale drug dealer to recall a batch of Allopurinol tablets.

Allopurinol (under brand name: Zyloprim) is a drug used to treat hyperuricemia and multiple recurrent gout attacks.

According to the investigation, no fungal elements and the black substances were found in the tablets. Hydrocarbon oil might be used in equipment for the production of tablet. It may cause the quality issues.

Almost 23-thousand boxes has been imported into Hong Kong and were supplied o HA, local pharmacies and private doctors.

So far, A Health Department spokesman said they had not received any reports of adverse affects in connection with the product.

Colchicine tablet is another alterative gout drug for the treatment of gouty arthritis and gout attacks.


Filed under: Gout Medications, Gout Arthritis.

Tags: allopurinol, zyloprim, tablets, teva, recall, hong kong health department, gout drug, gout attacks, colchicine tablet, colchicine.ca.


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