Anti-Acid Medication Recalled

Friday, August 9, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes

SPN OmeprazolIf your regularly take Omeprazol, which is an anti-acid, stomach liner, then this article will interest you.

The Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios (Aemps) has ordered that a certain brand of this medicine be withdrawn from pharmacy shelves.

The brand is Omeprazol Ph.Eur. Farma-Química Sur S.L., which is produced in India by Smilax Laboratories Limited.

It was on the 11th of July that the AEMPS ordered a recall of lot number 11072/10/42, which has now been widened to include a further 22 lots, all with an end-of-shelf life of March 2021. These lot numbers run from: 11072/10/41 to 11072/10/63.

The reason behind this decision, according to AEMPS, which comes under the Ministry of Health is its “Potential result outside specifications in the identity test.”

(News: Spain)

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