Apotex Pty Ltd — Apotex-Pantoprazole 40mg tablets

PRA number

2017/16084

Published date

Product description

Apotex-Pantoprazole 40mg tablets belong to a group of medicines called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). PPIs work by decreasing the amount of acid the stomach makes, to give relief from the symptoms of ulcers, reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and allowing healing to take place.

AUST R 156340

Batch number F4442
Expiry date 10/2018

What are the defects?

This medicine may have been dispensed with missing blister sheets.

What are the hazards?

Affected packs may not contain the correct number of tablets.

What should consumers do?

If you or someone you provide care for takes Apotex-Pantoprazole 40mg tablets, please check the batch number (displayed on the packs and blister sheets) to see if it is affected by this recall.

If you have a pack that has been affected by this issue, return any unused medicine to your pharmacy for a refund. If there are no anomalies with your product, you can choose to continue using it as normal.

If you have any other questions or concerns about this issue, talk to your health professional.

Supplier

Apotex Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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