Sandoz Inc. Recalls Single Lot of Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets 1000 mg
Sandoz Inc. has recalled a single lot of Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets 1000 mg. Lot number BJ0003 is being recalled because bottles in this lot may contain Metformin 500 mg tablets as well as the 1000 mg tablets.
Metformin is used in the treatment of diabetes. Metformin is also sold under the brand name Glucophage, Fortamet, Glumetza, and Riomet. No other lots, strengths, or brands of Metformin were involved in this recall.
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WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?
This recall for Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets 1000 mg from Sandoz Inc. was issued at a warehouse and pharmacy level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have been dispensed to patients does not pose a significant health risk. However, if you take Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets 1000 mg, you may wish to check your prescription and return it to your pharmacy if your prescription contains different sized tablet. If you have concerns about your medicine or think you are experiencing side effects, you should speak to your doctor.
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