Alkem Laboratories Recalls Several Lots of Metformin Hydrochloride, Tablets USP, 850 mg and 1000 mg
Alkem Laboratories has recalled several lots of Metformin Hydrochloride, Tablets USP, 850 mg and 1000 mg. The following lot numbers have been recalled because these lots failed the manufacturer's routine tests that measure the tablets' ability to dissolve: 1140210, 1140212, 1140213, Exp.01/13; 1140376, 1140377, 1140378; Exp. 02/13;Lots 1140174, 1140182,1140183
Metformin is used in the treatment of diabetes. Metformin is also sold under the brand name Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Glumetza, and Riomet. No other lots, strengths, or brands of metformin were involved in this recall.
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