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Reesacat
10-28-10, 04:52 PM
From the American Pain Foundation: Actavis, a generic drug manufacturer, issued a voluntary recall of 18 lots of their 25 mcg Fentanyl patch on October 21, 2010. Individuals who have these lots in their possession and want to return their 25 mcg/h Fentanyl patch can call #877-422-7452 and an Actavis representative will assist them with their return. They have also posted helpful information to their website: www.actavis.us (http://www.actavis.us/). Look at the lower right corner of the home page for “Fentanyl Recall Information.” Lots and other information about the recall is at http://www.actavis.us/en/Fentanyl_Recall.htm (http://www.actavis.us/en/Fentanyl_Recall.htm).

Lots are as follows:

Fentanyl Transdermal System 25mcg/hr CII
NDC # 67767-120-18
Control/Lot # 30041 Expiration 12/2011
Control/Lot # 30049 Expiration 12/2011
Control/Lot # 30066 Expiration 12/2011
Control/Lot # 30096 Expiration 01/2012
Control/Lot # 30097 Expiration 02/2012
Control/Lot # 30123 Expiration 01/2012
Control/Lot # 30241 Expiration 02/2012
Control/Lot # 30256 Expiration 02/2012
Control/Lot # 30257 Expiration 03/2012
Control/Lot # 30258 Expiration 03/2012
Control/Lot # 30349 Expiration 03/2012
Control/Lot # 30350 Expiration 03/2012
Control/Lot # 30391 Expiration 03/2012
Control/Lot # 30392 Expiration 04/2012
Control/Lot # 30429 Expiration 04/2012
Control/Lot # 30430 Expiration 04/2012
Control/Lot # 30431 Expiration 04/2012
Control/Lot # 30517 Expiration 04/2012

Actavis distributed the subject lot numbers from 04/13/2010 to 09/09/2010.

This recall is being carried out to the wholesale/retail level only. We have notified the FDA of our action.

Samurai
10-30-10, 11:50 AM
Oh my. Fentanyl is a BIG DOG. Is this something that can be administered outside the hospital? Life and death is a fine line with this drug.

Islander
10-30-10, 12:04 PM
"Consumers are not being asked to return any product as this issue does not pose a threat of a serious injury or death."

Reesacat
10-30-10, 12:42 PM
Fentanyl patches are used by Hospice and pain specialists for outside the hospital pain control from tumors, injuries, etc.