Infant Ibuprofen Recall: Child Painkiller Sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar ...

A New Jersey pharmaceutical company has recalled three lots of its infant ibuprofen product over concerns that there may be a higher concentration of the painkiller than stated.

Tris Pharma said in a release it has has voluntarily recalled three batches of its Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL.

“There is a remote possibility that infants, who may be more susceptible to a higher potency level of drug, and therefore may be more vulnerable to permanent NSAID-associated renal injury,” the release said .

The pharma company said it sold the affected lots of infant ibuprofen to a single customer, which then distributed the products into the American market.

“Wholesalers and retailers of the product should stop further distribution of the affected lots of Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, which are being recalled.”

“Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product,” the Tris Pharma release said.

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