Recall: Bottle Labeled as Laxative May Contain NSAID Instead
One lot of Basic Drugs brand of Senna Laxative 8.6mg tablets (Magno-Humphries) is being recalled due to a customer complaint of a ‘Senna Laxative' labeled bottle containing Naproxen Sodium 220mg tablets.
Naproxen sodium is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Unintentional consumption of naproxen sodium could have fatal outcomes for patients with underlying illnesses or known allergies to the ingredients. In addition, there is a possibility for inadvertent overdose if patients take another NSAID concurrently.
Basic Drugs Senna Laxative is supplied in 100-count bottles; the recalled bottles have Lot #352300, expiration date 1/19 . Distributors have been notified by the company and a return of the recalled product is being arranged.
Healthcare professionals are urged to report any adverse events related to this recall to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program.
For more information visit FDA.gov.