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Drug Recall Notice: Fentanyl Transdermal Patches 12mcg/hr

What is being recalled?

  • Recalled Drug: Fentanyl Transdermal Patches 12mcg/hr
  • Company: Alvogen
  • NDC Number: 47781-0423-47
  • Recalled Lot Numbers and Expiration Dates: 180060, May 2020 and 180073, June 2020
  • You can find general information regarding this recall, including impacted lot numbers, on the FDA website: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm636384.htm

What do I need to know?

  • Home Delivery did not dispense any recalled lots, therefore there was no impact to patients filling at Home Delivery.
  • Patients who have received medication impacted by the recall and filled at retail will receive a letter in the mail.
  • One company Alvogen and two Lot Numbers (180060, 180073) are impacted.
  • If you have filled a prescription for this drug, please follow the steps below:
    • Check your drug label.
    • If it matches a recalled lot number above, take off the patch you are using and call your doctor.
    • Return the rest of the patches to the pharmacy where you got them.

Why was this medication recalled?

  • Reason: 50mcg/hr patches may be in boxes marked 12mcg/hr

If you need help or have questions, please call the pharmacy that filled your prescription or call Alvogen Customer Complaints at 866.770.3024 on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern or send an email to pharmacovigilance@alvogen.com.


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