RECALL: Popular Medicine Recall Could Cause Extra Anxiety For Users
Recalls are always a scary thing since you have that initial fear that you might have the product affected by the recall. Then if you do have the product and you already used it, you worry if you'll get sick. Well, the latest recall could make people worry and sick. The makers of the anti-anxiety medicine Xanax have recalled a specific lot of their medication. Xanax is also known as alprazolam and is used in the aid of anxiety in users. The company that produces the drug, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, says the medicine could contain a foreign substance. They don't specifically say what that substance is, but do warn that there is a remote risk of infection.
The medicine recall includes alprazolam bottles containing 500 of the 0.5 milligram tablets. The lot affected were distributed between July and August of 2019 in the United States. Recalled bottles should have the number 0378-4003-05 under the bar-code and an expiration date of September 2020. Lot number for the recalled batch is 8082708. Full details on the recall at the FDA website.