UK MHRA announces two Class 2 medicine recalls
A batch of Nitrofurantoin and all unexpired stock of Desmopressin nasal spray are being recalled in the UK, the MHRA has announced.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling all unexpired stock of Desmopressin nasal spray (PL 03194/0024, PL 03194/0090, PL 03194/0056, EL (20)A/29) from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to a lower volume of solution being observed in the bottles and out of specification results for the content of the desmopressin acetate (active substance) and benzalkonium chloride (excipient).
The MHRA has advised healthcare professionals to stop supplying the batches immediately, quarantine all remaining stock and return these to the supplier using the supplier’s approved process.
More information on this recall can be found here.