MHRA Class 3 Medicines Recall: Posaconazole Biocon 100mg Gastro-resistant Tablets (Biocon Pharma UK Limited)
Drug alert number: EL (23)A/44
Date issued: 14 December 2023
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 3 medicines recall for: Posaconazole Biocon 100mg Gastro-resistant Tablets (Biocon Pharma UK Limited) PL 50674/0011
SNOMED Code: N/A
|12 x 8
|27th April 2023
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient: Posaconazole
Brief description of the problem
Biocon Pharma UK Limited are recalling a specific of batch Posaconazole 100mg Gastro-resistant Tablets due to an out of trend result for unspecified impurities during testing for stability. The batch is likely to be out of specification before the expiry date and therefore the batch is being recalled as precautionary measure.
Advice for healthcare professionals
Stop supplying the above batch immediately. Quarantine all remaining stock and return it to your supplier using your supplier’s approved process.
Full drug alert can be viewed here.
Advice for patients and carers
No further action is required by patients, these batches are being recalled at the pharmacy and wholesaler level as a precautionary measure. Patients who experience adverse reactions or have any questions about the medication, should seek medical attention. Any suspected adverse reactions should also be reported via the MHRA Yellow Card scheme.