Tris Pharma recalls infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar

Images of the recalled infant ibuprofen. Photo: Tris Pharma
Images of the recalled infant ibuprofen.

December 06, 2018 08:19 AM

A recall has been issued for infant liquid ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar locations after the discovery that the formula contained higher concentrations of ibuprofen than advertised.

New Jersey-based Tris Pharma issued the recall, which included three lots of Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID).

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According to the company, infants, who are more susceptible to a higher potency level of drug, could be more vulnerable to permanent NSAID-associated renal injury.

Affected infants who have ingested the higher-concentration ibuprofen might experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, and gastrointestinal bleeding, among other issues.

Tris Pharma has recalled the 0.5 oz. bottles for the following lots:

  • National Drug Code: 49035-125-23 Lot: 00717009A with expiration Feb. 2019
  • National Drug Code: 49035-125-23 Lot: 00717015A with expiration April 2019
  • National Drug Code: 49035-125-23 Lot:  00717024A with expiration Aug. 2019
  • National Drug Code: 59779-925-23 Lot: 00717024A with expiration Aug. 2019
  • National Drug Code: 55319-250-23 Lot: 00717024A with expiration Aug. 2019

Those with questions about the recall can contact Tris Customer Service at 1-732-940-0358 (Monday through Friday) or via email.

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