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Some EpiPens recalled over potential defect

Some EpiPens recalled over potential defect”

In a release the company says they're being recalled due to two reports of the devices failing to activate outside Canada.

Mylan NV, the maker of the potentially live-saving drug, had initially voluntarily recalled four lots, affecting some 80,000 devices.

So far, the USA recall covers 13 EpiPen lots distributed from December 17, 2015, to July 1, 2016.

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In the event that a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) occurs before you can obtain a replacement, use your EpiPen/EpiPen Jr. product as directed by your healthcare provider and then seek emergency medical attention.

Mylan has caught a lot of heat over the past year for raising prices on consumers.

EpiPen Jr (0.15 mg epinephrine) auto-injector lot 5GR765, expiry date March 2017.

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In a statement, the company warns that the potential defect could make it more hard to activate the device in an emergency situation-which, in general, is the most appropriate time to use the device.

Of course, the company reassures that the defective or faulty devices will be replaced at no cost to consumers/patients. (0.15 mg) 2-packs shipped in the United States that are now included in a voluntary recall.

The FDA advises consumers to keep their devices until they have a replacement.

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The company said more than 100,000 products that could be affected were distributed in Canada.



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