Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency drugs recall !

The UK medicines watchdog is recalling five drugs produced at an Indian factory where "manufacturing deficiencies" have been found. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is asking chemists and wholesalers to return the medicines made by Wockhardt Limited. The recalled drugs are used for pain relief and to treat type 2 diabetes.

The MHRA has stressed there is no risk to patients and people should continue to take their medication as prescribed. The agency's decisions follows a precautionary recall from retail outlets by the manufacturer.

The recalled drugs are:
  • Amiloride HCI 5mg tablets
  • Clarithromycin 250mg tablets
  • Clarithromycin 500mg tablets
  • Gliclazide 80mg Tablets
  • Quinine Sulphate 300mg tablets
  • Tamsulosin Pinexel 400mcg tablets

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