Ranbaxy Recalls OTC Allergy Medication

Ranbaxy has announced a voluntary recall of 29,790 blister packs of an over-the-counter (OTC) allergy medication in the U.S. after an unacceptable number of blister defects were identified in loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate extended release tablets (10mg/240mg).

The affected 5, 10, and 15-count blister packs are from Lot #2554936 and #2554938 with an expiration date of September 2015, and were distributed across the US by CVS Pharmacy Inc., Drug Mart-Food Fair, The Kroger Co., Mckeeson, AmerisourceBergen, H-E-B, and Rite Aid. The affected blister packs were manufactured by Ranbaxy’s Ohm Labs.

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Loratadine 10mg and pseudoephedrine sulfate 240mg extended relief tabs are indicated for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis with nasal congestion in adults.

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