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Recall of Apo-Fluoxetine 20mg Capsules
Monday, April 27, 2015

Port-of-Spain, April 27th, 2015:

The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that Apo-Fluoxetine 20mg capsules have been recalled from the manufacturer Apotex Incorporated, Toronto, Canada. Trinidad and Tobago is listed as having received distribution from this manufacturer.
 
The capsules were recalled because the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) used in the manufacturing may not meet the specification for impurity- isobutyl vinyl ketone (IBVK). The bottles of 500 capsules, lot number KJ1893 with expiry date Apr- 2015 and bottles of 100 capsules, lot number KT8932 with expiry date Jan-2016, lot number KZ8595 with  expiry date Aug-2016 and lot number ME3862 with expiry date Nov-2016  have been recalled from the manufacturer.
 
Consumers who purchased this product should not use it. Anyone who has purchased this product should contact the Ministry of Health’s Chemistry, Food and Drugs Division at the toll free line: 800-2333 (CFDD) or (868) 623-2834 or (868) 623-5242.










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