Navigation Links
Endo Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary, Nationwide Recall of Two Lots of Endocet® (Oxycodone/Acetaminophen, USP) Tablets, 10 Mg /325 Mg
Date:6/24/2011

CHADDS FORD, Pa., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP) today issued a voluntary nationwide consumer level recall of Endocet® (oxycodone/acetaminophen, USP) Tablets, 10 mg/325 mg 100 count bottles, NDC 60951-712-70, Lot # 402415NV and #402426NV. One bottle from each lot of Endocet® (oxycodone/acetaminophen, USP) Tablets, 10 mg/325 mg, Lot # 402415NV and # 402426NV, NDC 60951-712-70, 100 count bottles, was found to contain some Endocet® 10 mg/650 mg Tablets, which are identifiable by their larger size, and different shape and markings. Currently, no other bottles from the subject lots or any other lots have been found to erroneously contain Endocet® 10 mg/650 mg Tablets.

No injuries have been reported to date.

Because the recalled bottles may contain incorrect tablets that have a higher dosage of acetaminophen, consumers may take more than the intended acetaminophen dose.  Unintentional administration of tablets with increased acetaminophen content may result in liver toxicity, especially in patients on other acetaminophen containing medications, patients with liver dysfunction, or people who consume more than 3 alcoholic beverages a day.   The product label warns consumers that acetaminophen overdosage can potentially cause severe liver damage.

Consumers who have the affected product should stop using the product and contact Endo's agent Stericycle at 1-866-723-2681 for return of the product.  If consumers have any questions as to whether they possess the affected product, please call the number listed above.

The recall includes the following lots of this product:

  • Endocet® (oxycodone/acetaminophen, USP) Tablets, 10 mg /325 mg 100 count bottles, NDC 60951-712-70, Lot # 402415NV, Expiry 01/2014; and
  • Endocet® (oxycodone/acetaminophen, USP) Tablets, 10 mg /325 mg 100 count bottles, NDC 60951-712-70,Lot #  402426NV, Expiry 01/2014

This voluntary recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

These lots were distributed between April 19, 2011 and May 10, 2011 directly to wholesalers who are located in the following states: AL, AZ, CA, CO, NY, OH, ND, PR, IL, KY, NH, NJ, LA, NC, MO, PA, FL and TN. These wholesalers may further distribute to other retailers and wholesalers nationwide.  Lot numbers can be found on the side of the manufacturer's bottle.  

Endocet® (oxycodone/acetaminophen, USP) 10 mg/325 mg tablets are 0.6 inches in length, 0.27 inches in width and yellow capsule-shaped tablets, marked "E712" on one side and "10/325" on the other.  By contrast, Endocet® (oxycodone/acetaminophen, USP) 10 mg/650 mg tablets are larger (0.7 inches in length, 0.4 inches in width) and yellow oval-shaped tablets, marked "E797" on one side and "10" on the other.  

Endo is notifying all customers who may have received affected product and arranging for the return of any affected product.

Consumers with questions may contact Endo's agent Stericycle at 1-866-723-2681 during the hours of 8AM - 8PM EST Monday through Friday and 8AM - 5PM EST Saturday and Sunday. The phones will be staffed by Stericycle.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either on line, by regular mail, or by fax.


Reports of adverse reactions or quality problems can also be reported to Endo Pharmaceuticals at 1-800-462-3636.

About Endo Pharmaceuticals

Endo Pharmaceuticals is a U.S.-based, specialty healthcare solutions company, focused on high-value branded products and specialty generics. Endo is redefining its position in the healthcare marketplace by anticipating and embracing the evolution of health decisions based on the need for high-quality and cost-effective care. We aim to be the premier partner to healthcare professionals and payment providers, delivering an innovative suite of complementary diagnostics, drugs, devices and clinical data to meet the needs of patients in areas such as pain, urology, oncology and endocrinology. For more information about Endo Pharmaceuticals, and its wholly owned subsidiaries American Medical Systems, Inc., HealthTronics, Inc. and Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, please visit http://www.endo.com/.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Endo Pharmaceuticals
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Drs. Ben Machielse Joins Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as Chief Operating Officer
2. FDA Accepts Endo Pharmaceuticals Complete Response for New Formulation of OPANA® ER
3. PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals Acquires Wilson Medicals EMR
4. Merriman Capital Announces Sponsorship of Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation on OTCQX
5. CureFAKtor Pharmaceuticals Demonstrates that Novel Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) Inhibitors Decrease Pancreatic Cancer Tumor Blood Flow and Reduce Blood Vessel Density
6. MAP Pharmaceuticals to Present Data on LEVADEX® at the 15th Congress of the International Headache Society
7. Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation Joins OTCQX
8. Vista Partners Initiates Coverage on ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Target Price $7.50
9. Cempra Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2011 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference
10. Alder Biopharmaceuticals to Receive $15 Million Milestone Payment from Bristol-Myers Squibb for Initiation of Phase 2b Clinical Trial in Rheumatoid Arthritis of ALD518/BMS-945429 Antibody Therapeutic Against IL-6
11. Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of RISPERDAL® Tablets and One Lot of Risperidone Tablets
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... , June 27, 2016  VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. ... will take whatever measures required to build a strong ... which is currently listed on the OTC Markets-pink current ... Chairman and CEO, "We are seeing an anomaly in ... understand, not only by the Company, but shareholders and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016   Bay Area Lyme Foundation ... Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness , Harvard ... MIT Hacking Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, and ... the five finalists of Lyme Innovation , ... than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016 ... mobile pulmonary function testing company, is now able to perform sophisticated ... by ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. Patients ... hospital-based labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients ... get any needed testing done in the comfort of her own ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping ... fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness ... size fits all type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on ... Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability ... fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that lice ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method ... —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a complex set ... drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain and suffering, ... traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, from depression, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, ... Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the ... Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):