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Drug recall: Tensipine MR 20mg tablets

Genus Pharmaceuticals is recalling a batch of Tensipine (nifedipine) MR 20mg tablets.

Cartons labelled as Tensipine MR 20mg and bearing the batch number 28003 contain 10mg tablets. The cartons have been distributed since May 2008.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency is asking pharmacists to check the batch number on stocks of Tensipine MR 20mg and quarantine any with the batch number 28003. Affected stock should be returned via the original supplier.

For information on stock return contact Genus Pharmaceuticals Customer Services on 01635 568400.

Cartons of Tensipine MR 10mg tablets, batch number 28003, are not included in the recall.

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal URI: 10043390

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