Another day, another recall

A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company issued a recall of its infants’ liquid ibuprofen after discovering higher concentrations of medication the in some packages.
Tris Pharma said it voluntarily recalled three lots of “Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID)” on Wednesday because it possibly contained higher amounts of ibuprofen than advertised.
The recalled drugs were sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar locations under store-brand names, Tris Pharma said in a statement.
“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,” the statement said. “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.”

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