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ETHEX Corporation Drug Recall


ETHEX Corporation has announced that it has recalled specific lots of 5 generic (non-brand name) medications that the company markets. The recall was announced due to a risk of serious ETHEX side effects, including an ETHEX drug overdose. The cause of the side effects is oversized tablets that contain extra amounts of the drugs' active ingredient. Some of the defective drugs have resulted in patients receiving up to 2 times the dosage of their prescribed medications.

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ETHEX Corporation Drug Recall

ETHEX Corporation announced a nationwide recall, in conjunction with the FDA, for specific lots of 5 generic/non-branded products that it markets, due to the risk of overdose and death from oversized tablets.

Oversized tablets may contain more than the intended levels of the active drug ingredient, which could result in patients receiving as much as about twice the expected dosage of these drugs.

Medicine OverdoseOverdoses of Propafenone HCl, Isosorbide Mononitrate, Morphine sulfate and Dextroamphetamine Sulfate can have serious or life-threatening consequences. In the case of Propafenone HCl, these consequences can include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat) and low blood pressure. In the case of Isosorbide Mononitrate, these consequences can include fainting and low blood pressure. In the case of Morphine Sulfate, these consequences can include respiratory depression (difficulty or lack of breathing) and low blood pressure. In the case of Dextroamphetamine Sulfate, these consequences can include rapid heart rate and high blood pressure.

Recalled ETHEX Lots

The lots involved in the recall were all shipped prior to May 22, 2008 and are as follows:

Propafenone HCl Tablets, 150 mg: Lots: 73761, 78184, 79373, 81240, 81241, 81242, 83470, 84357, 90525, and 90526 with expiration dates ranging from 3/2009 to 3/2011

Propafenone HCl Tablets, 225 mg: Lots: 71720, 74831, 76014-15, 81243-45, 89731, 90527-29, and 90657 with expiration dates ranging from 3/2009 to 2/2011

Propafenone HCl Tablets, 300 mg: Lots: 72834, 76016-18, 81246, 89092, 89732, 90530, 90532, and 91641-42 with expiration dates ranging from 6/2009 to 3/2011

Isosorbide Mononitrate Extended Release Tablets, 30 mg: Lots: 62355, 66423, and 68102 with expiration dates ranging from 11/2008 to 8/2009

Isosorbide Mononitrate Extended Release Tablets, 60 mg: Lots: 63466, 66034, 67351, and 67354 with expiration dates ranging from 12/2008 to 11/2009

Morphine Sulfate Extended Release Tablets, 15 mg: Lots: 81175, 82514-16, 89660, 89664, 89667, 90249-51, and 91687 with expiration dates ranging from 12/2008 to 2/2010

Morphine Sulfate Immediate Release Tablets, 15 mg: Lots: 77852-54, 81746, 82519-20, 84113, and 90276-78 with expiration dates ranging from 9/2009 to 1/2011

Morphine Sulfate Immediate Release Tablets, 30 mg: Lots: 75093, 77855-57, 82297, 82521-22, 87239, 88925, and 90288-98 with expiration dates ranging from 8/2009 to 3/2011

Dextroamphetamine Sulfate Tablets, 10 mg: Lots: 73934, 75892, 77945, 81137, 86320 with expiration dates ranging from 6/2009 to 5/2011

More ETHEX Recall Info

The 150 mg Propafenone Hydrochloride Tablets is a white, scored round film coated tablet with "ETH" on one side and "331" with a bisect on the reverse. The 225 mg Propafenone Hydrochloride Tablets is a white, scored round film coated tablet with "ETH" on one side and "332" with a bisect on the reverse. The 300 mg Propafenone Hydrochloride Tablets is a white, scored round film coated tablet with "ETH" on one side and "333" with a bisect on the reverse.

The 30 mg Isosorbide Mononitrate Extended Release Tablet is an oval, reddish-pink, film-coated tablet with a debossed "E" bisecting "30" on one side and bisect on the other side. The 60 mg Isosorbide Mononitrate Extended Release Tablet is an oval, yellow film-coated tablet with a debossed "E" bisect "60" on one side and bisect on the other side.

The 15 mg Morphine Sulfate Extended Release Tablet is a green oval tablet with "15" on one side and an "E" on the reverse. The 15 mg Morphine Sulfate Immediate Release Tablet is a round brown tablet with a "15" on one side and an "ETH" on the reverse. The 30 mg Morphine Sulfate Immediate Release Tablet is a capsule shaped brown tablet with "30" on one side and an "ETHEX" on the reverse.

The 10 mg Dextroamphetamine Sulfate Tablet is a round, flat-face, bevel edge, orange mottled tablet debossed "ETHEX" and "312" on one side and double-scored on the other side.


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