Navigation Links
ETHEX Corporation Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Prescription Prenatal and Iron Supplements to Wholesale Level
Date:2/3/2009

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ETHEX Corporation, a subsidiary of KV Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa/KVb), is issuing a voluntary nationwide recall of the products identified below (all lots within their expiration dates) at a wholesale level. The Company is taking this action as a precautionary measure, because the products may have been manufactured under conditions that did not sufficiently comply with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).

Patients who may have these products in their possession should continue to take them in accordance with their prescriptions, as the risk of suddenly stopping needed medications may place patients at risk. Patients should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using these products, or to obtain replacement medications or prescriptions.

Products Recalled to the Wholesale/Distributor Level:

Prescription Prenatal Vitamin Products:

    Advanced NatalCare(R) Tablets               Advanced-RF NatalCare(R) Tablets
    Cal-Nate(TM) Tablets                         CareNatal(TM) DHA Tablets
    ComBgen Tablets                           ComBiRx(TM)Tablets
    NataCaps Capsules                         NatalCare Gloss Tablets
    NatalCare PIC Tablets                     NatalCare PIC Forte Tablets
    NatalCare Plus Tablets                    NatalCare Rx Tablets
    NatalCare Three Tablets                   NataTab FA Tablets
    NataTab RX Tablets                        NutriNate(R) Chewable Tablets
    NutriSpire(TM) Tablets                       Prenatal MR 90 FE Tablets
    Prenatal MTR w/Selinium Tablets           Prenatal Rx 1 Tablets
    Prenatal Z, Advanced Formula Tablets      Ultra NatalCare Tablets

Prescription Iron Supplement Products:

    Anemagen Caplets                          Anemagen Forte Caplets
    Conison(TM) Capsules                         Fe-Tinic(TM) 150 Forte Capsules

Any wholesaler inquiries related to this action should be addressed to ETHEX Customer Service at 1-800-748-1472, faxed to ETHEX Customer Service at 314-646-3788, or e-mailed to customer-service@ethex.com. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm CST.

ETHEX Corporation has initiated recall notifications to wholesalers nationwide who received any inventory of the recalled products, with instructions for returning the recalled products.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At this time, the Company is unable to determine when distribution of these products will resume.

Patients with questions about the recall should call the telephone number above, or contact their healthcare providers. Any adverse reactions experienced with the use of these products should also be reported to FDA's MedWatch Program by phone at 1-800-FDA-1088, by fax at 1-800-FDA-0178, by mail at MedWatch, FDA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787, or on the MedWatch website at www.fda.gov/medwatch.

The recall announcement is posted on www.kvpharmaceutical.com.

About KV Pharmaceutical Company

KV Pharmaceutical Company is a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, markets, and acquires technology-distinguished branded and generic/non-branded prescription pharmaceutical products. The Company markets its technology distinguished products through ETHEX Corporation, a national leader in generic pharmaceuticals, and Ther-Rx Corporation, its branded drug subsidiary.


'/>"/>
SOURCE ETHEX Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. ETHEX Corporation Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall
2. ETHEX Corporation Initiated Nationwide Voluntary Recalls of Specific Lots of Five Generic Products Due to the Potential for Oversized Tablets
3. ETHEX Corporation Voluntarily Recalls Three Lots of Dextroamphetamine Sulfate 5mg Tablets Due to the Potential for Oversized Tablets
4. ETHEX Corporation Voluntarily Recalls a Single Lot of Morphine Sulfate 60 mg Extended Release Tablets Due to the Potential for Oversized Tablets
5. ALSIUS CORPORATION PREPARED TO INVALIDATE ZOLL TEMPERATURE MANAGEMENT PATENTS
6. Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited Second Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2009
7. Techne Corporation Declares Dividend
8. DURECT Corporation Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call
9. Digirad Corporation Sells Northern California Service Hubs
10. Torchmark Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call
11. NutriSystem Expands Voluntary United States Recall of Peanut Butter Granola Breakfast Bar to Include Canada Due to Possible Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) Contamination and Potential Health Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... The annual time frame to change Medicare health ... is ending December 7th. Currently-enrolled Medicare beneficiaries who are looking to switch from their ... D) need to make changes during this period order for their new policy to ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... More than ... and while 84 percent of parents report speaking with their child about sex related ... sexually transmitted diseases. , Mediaplanet is proud to announce the launch of its second ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Sourced from the Isbre Springs beneath the 5,000 ... unmatched natural purity of just 6 ppm TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) in addition to ... been available in several ShopRite and FoodTown stores in NJ and received rave comments ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... Miami, FL (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 ... ... over 5,100 hot meals to needy individuals and families from eight different sites ... Florida on Thanksgiving Day. Over 1,000 volunteers worked very hard on Thanksgiving morning ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... , ... November 30, 2016 , ... ... they now offer a comprehensive in-house dental plan for all patients. Understanding that ... a plan that gives patients a number of perks, including discounts on many ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... YORK , December 2, 2016 ... Braces & Support) is Expected to Gain a Significant Market ... to Orthopedic Ailments  ... , According to ... Study on Medical Implants Sterile Packaging: Clamshell Product Type Segment ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... On Thursday, the NASDAQ Composite and ... the Dow Jones Industrial Average managed to stay in green. ... which prompted Stock-callers this morning to look at the performances ... NUVA ), Smith & Nephew PLC (NYSE: SNN ... Cesca Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: KOOL ). You can ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... -- The concept of rare diseases and the idea that ... has been taking shape in Europe ... initiatives related to orphan medicinal products have been emerging at ... states individually. Many member states in the EU have led ... medicinal products, the result of which took the shape of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: