Ranitidine recall – Avkare Pharmaceuticals

November 19, 2019

Updated: 11/18/19

On November 14, 2019, Avkare Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary recall of its ranitidine medications due to an elevated amount of an unexpected impurity (NDMA) found in the active pharmaceutical ingredient.

Express Scripts will send a letter to patients who have received medication impacted by the recall.

The FDA recommends speaking with your prescriber if you want to stop your medication or use an alternative medication.

Description

Lot # /Exp Date

NDC

RANITID TAB 150MG AVK 1000

HH04918A 08/31/20; HG02319A 06/30/21; HG02419A 06/30/21; HG02619A 06/30/21; HH04518A 08/31/20;

HH04618A 08/31/20; HL07518A 11/30/20; HH04818A 08/31/20; HE03319A 04/30/21; HK006918A 10/31/20;

HK02718A 10/31/20; HK16617A 11/30/19; HL03917A

11/30/19; HL04017A 11/30/19; HA00419A 12/31/20;

HH04718A 08/31/20; HC14018A 04/30/20; HA00519A

12/31/20; HA2719A 12/31/20; HA02819A 12/31/20;

HB03518A 03/31/20; HB03618A 03/31/20; HC05019A

03/31/21; HE05419A 04/30/21; HC05911A 03/31/21;

HE03419A 04/30/21; HC14118A 04/30/20; HC14218A

04/30/20; HC14318A 04/30/20; HC14418A 04/30/20;

HC14518A 05/31/20; HM06017A 11/30/19; HC05119A

03/31/21; HM06117A 11/30/19; HL07418A 11/30/20;

42291072410

RANITID TAB 150MG AVK 180

21570 03/01/20; 21571 03/01/20; 22190 03/31/20;

22192 05/31/20; 22497 05/31/20; 22620 05/31/20;

22999 09/30/20; 23000 09/30/20; 24158 03/31/21;

24159 04/30/21

42291072418

RANITID TAB 150MG AVK 60

22657 03/31/20; 24157 04/30/21; 23001 09/30/20; 22193 03/31/20; 21680 03/01/20; 21241 03/01/20; 23002 09/30/20

42291072460

RANITID TAB 300MG AVK 250

22247 06/30/20; 24289 01/31/21; 24199 01/31/21; 24198 01/31/21; 23244 11/30/20; 23214 09/30/20; 21528 02/01/20; 21527 02/01/20; 21309 02/01/20; 21307 02/01/20; 23243 09/30/20

42291072525

RANITID TAB 300MG AVK 30

23776 01/31/21; 22291 06/30/20; 23215 09/30/20

42291072530

 

Last updated: November 19, 2019

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