Infant Ibuprofen Sold at Family Dollar and Walmart Recalled
Infant ibuprofen sold at Central New York retailers is being recalled due to the possibility of higher concentrations of ibuprofen than labeled.
Tris Pharma, Inc. has voluntarily recalled 3 lots of Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL from stores. The recalled lots of the product have been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen. The products was sold at CVS, Walmart, and Family Dollar.
According to a release, "there is a remote possibility that infants, who may be more susceptible to a higher potency level of drug, and therefore may be more vulnerable to permanent NSAID-associated renal injury. Adverse effects that may be experienced are nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, or more rarely, diarrhea. Tinnitus, headache and gastrointestinal bleeding are also possible adverse effects. To date, Tris Pharma, Inc. has not received any reports of adverse events related to the lots of product that are the subject of this recall."
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Tris Customer Service at 732-940-0358 (Monday through Friday, 8:00am ET- 5:00pm PT) or via email at Customer Service Email . Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.