Published: Thu, December 06, 2018
Medical | By

Infant Ibuprofen Recalled from Walmart, CVS Over Dosage Concerns in New Jersey

Infant Ibuprofen Recalled from Walmart, CVS Over Dosage Concerns in New Jersey

Tris Pharma Inc. issued a voluntary recall for three lots of liquid infant ibuprofen sold at Family Dollar, Walmart and CVS, the company announced on Thursday.

Tris said there is a "remote possibility" a higher level of ibuprofen could lead to permanent kidney damage in babies. Tinnitus, headache and gastrointestinal bleeding are also possible adverse effects.

The company has not received any reports of adverse reactions to the recalled drug. Tris Pharma did not immediately respond to Newsweek 's request for comment.

The recalled product was packaged in 0.5 oz. bottles and labeled "Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension" (see product image below).

The recalled lots from Walmart are 00717009A, 00717015, and 00717024A. At CVS, the recalled lot is 00717024A (expiry 08/19).


08/19, while the recalled lot from Family Dollar is 00717024A with an expiration date of 08/19.

The Monmouth Junction, New Jersey-based drug maker said it sold the affected lots "to one customer, which distributed the lots into the US market".

The products affected are sold under brand names, "Equate Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension", "CVS Health Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension", and "Family Wellness Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension". Eastern TIme to 5:00 p.m.

You should contact your physician or healthcare provider if you have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using the drug.

"This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration".

Like this: