Aurobindo and Sun Pharma recall products in US market
While Aurobindo Pharma is recalling Cyanocobalamin injection, Sun Pharma is recalling a drug used to increase the production of natural tears in eyes. Similarly, Jubilant Cadista is recalling a drug that is used to treat different inflammatory conditions
Aurobindo Pharma, Sun Pharma and Jubilant are recalling different products in the US market for various reasons, as per the latest enforcement report by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
While Aurobindo Pharma is recalling Cyanocobalamin injection, which is used to treat and prevent lack of vitamin B12, Sun Pharma is recalling a drug used to increase the production of natural tears in eyes. Similarly, Jubilant Cadista is recalling a drug that is used to treat different inflammatory conditions.
Jubilant Cadista Pharma is a fully-owned subsidiary of Cadista Holdings Inc, which is a part of the Noida-based Jubilant Life Sciences.
The FDA stated that Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc, a unit of Hyderabad-based drug major, is recalling 4,33,809 vials of Cyanocobalamin injection for being a “subpotent drug.” The New Jersey-based firm initiated the recall on 5th April.
The US health regulator noted that the US-based Sun Pharma is recalling 73,030 boxes of Cequa (cyclosporine ophthalmic solution) for being a “subpotent drug.”
Besides, there was low out-of-specification results obtained for assay and the presence of particulate matter in the affected lot, FDA stated as reasons for the company to initiate the recall.
The company, a subsidiary of Sun Pharma, initiated the recall on 1st April, this year. The FDA noted that Salisbury-based Jubilant Cadista Pharma is recalling 19,222 bottles of Methylprednisolone tablets for being “subpotent.”
As per the US health regulator, New Jersey-based Macleods Pharma USA Inc is also recalling 4,872 bottles of a drug used to treat or prevent osteoporosis, manufactured at Baddi (Himachal Pradesh) due to “failed content uniformity specifications.”
Edits by EP News Bureau