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More Caraco Brand Digoxin Tablets Recalled

May 11, 2009 — All lots of 0.25 mg Digoxin tablets with an expiration date of August 2011 that were manufactured by Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. and packaged and sold by AS Medication Solutions, LLC of Libertyville, Illinois, prior to March 31, 2009, are being recalled. The recalled tablets may differ in size and could have more or less of the active ingredient, Digoxin.

Digoxin is a prescription drug used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. The existence of a higher-than-labeled dose may pose a risk of Digoxin toxicity in patients with renal failure. Digoxin toxicity can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, low blood pressure, cardiac instability, bradycardia and death. A lower-than-labeled dose may pose a risk of lack of efficacy potentially resulting in cardiac instability.

Caraco Digoxin tablets subject to this recall:

Digoxin Tablets, USP, 0.25 mg, NDC# 54569-5758-0 (30-count). This is a scored round biconvex white tablet imprinted with “441”.

Other Digoxin Recalls:

Caraco Pharmaceutical Labs Recalls All Lots of Digoxin Tablets

March 31, 2009 - Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd., a generic pharmaceutical company is voluntarily recalling all tablets of Caraco brand Digoxin, USP, 0.125 mg, and Digoxin, USP, 0.25 mg, distributed prior to March 31, 2009, because they may differ in size and therefore could have more or less of the active ingredient, Digoxin. The recalled pills have an expiration date of September, 2011.

Caraco Digoxin tablets subject to this recall:

Caraco Digoxin Tablets, USP, 0.125 mg: NDC #s: 57664-437-88 (100-count) and 57664-437-18 (1000-count). This is a scored round biconvex yellow tablet imprinted with "437".

Caraco Digoxin USP, 0.25 mg: NDC #s: 57664-441-88 (100-count) and 57664-441-18 (1000-count). This is a scored round biconvex white tablet imprinted with "441".

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