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Sun, Wockhardt recall drugs from US market

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Hyderabad: Sun Pharma and Wockhardt have separately initiated voluntary recall of a number of drugs from the US market due to different reasons.

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Sun Pharma initiated voluntary recall of multiple lots of Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-¬release Tablets USP (SR), 200 mg, 60-count bottle, from the US market for “failed dissolution specification”, while Wockhardt started recalling its Lisinopril Tablets USP, 5 mg and 20 mg from the same market for “CGMP violations”.

According to a notification issued by the US Food and Drug Administration, Sun Pharma’s recall was initiated last month under Class-III classification which was as ‘a situation in which use of or exposure to a violative product is not likely to cause adverse health consequences’

Sun, Wockhardt recall drugs from US market

read at……http://www.firstpost.com/business/sun-wockhardt-recall-drugs-from-us-market-2413690.html

6 Drugs Whose Dangerous Risks Were Buried So Big Pharma Could Make Money

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New meds are rushed to the market so industry can start making money even before safety has been determined.
January 15, 2014  |

Editor’s note: The following article is a follow up to a previous AlterNet piece about drugs whose dangerous side-effects emerged only after the pharmaceutical industry’s patents ran out.

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http://www.alternet.org/personal-health/6-drugs-whose-dangerous-risks-were-buried-so-big-pharma-could-make-money#

Sixteen prescription drugs made in India recalled by UK watchdog

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Sixteen prescription drugs made in India recalled by UK watchdog
Sixteen prescription drugs produced at an Indian factory that failed a routine inspection have been recalled by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newssixteen-prescription-drugs-made-in-india-recalled-by-uk-watchdog?WT.mc_id=DN_News