December 22, 2010
American Regent recalls dexamethasone sodium phosphate 4mg/mL injectionAmerican Regent announced a nationwide voluntary recall of seven lots of dexamethasone sodium phosphate 4mg/mL injection, 30mL multiple dose vial. These lots are being recalled because they either contain particulates or have the potential to form particulates prior to their respective expiration dates. The lots being recalled are Lot #s: 8811, 9093, 9195, 9296, 9418, 9505, and 9649.
Dexamethasone injection is indicated for the treatment of steroid-responsive disorders when oral therapy is not feasible. Patients, hospitals, infusion centers, clinics and other healthcare facilities should not use the affected lots for patient care and should immediately quarantine any product for return.
For more information call (800) 645-1706 or visit www.americanregent.com.