Empty Gabapentin Capsules Prompt Recall

Aurobindo Pharma announced a voluntary recall of one lot Gabapentin Capsules 300mg at the consumer level due to the discovery of some empty capsules.

The affected product has Lot #GESB14011-A, NDC# 16714-662-01, an expiration date of 12/2015, and is packaged in 100-count bottles. The recalled lot was distributed through the Northstar label to retail outlets across the country.

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Gabapentin is approved for use in treatment of epilepsy and for the management of postherpetic neuralgia. Consuming empty capsules may lead to health consequences such as no effect, short-term reduction in efficacy, short-term withdrawal, or status epilepticus that may be life-threatening.

Aurobindo Pharma is contacting distributors and customers by letters and is arranging for return of all recalled product.

For more information call (732) 839-9400 or visit AurobindoUSA.com.

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