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Full List of FDA Losartan Recalls Through 2017

To date there have been 12 total Losartan recalls from the FDA, with eight of them stemming from two separate events. The largest recall, made up of three distinct orders, affected over 90,000 bottles of the popular generic. Finding info on any given Losartan recall can take a bit of work, thanks to the way…

Full List of Metformin Recalls, FDA 2012-2017

Metformin is a popular generic, widely used and generally well tolerated for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Despite being made by dozens of manufacturers around the world, to date there have been only 15 recalls of the popular drug, with most being minor. The exceptions are a 27,000 kilo recall from Smruthi Organics in…

Full List of All Levothyroxine Recalls, FDA 2012-2017

To date there have been 12 major recalls of Levothyroxine, amounting to 2.7 million bottles. The biggest was from King Legacy in 2013 for 1.18 million bottles. The most recent was a 2017 recall that affected just 90 capsules. Finding info on a certain Levothyroxine recall can be tough. Below, we’ve simplified all data on…

Full List of All Atorvastatin Recalls, FDA 2012-2017

This article gives details for all 33 recalls of Atorvastatin since it went generic in 2012, paying special attention to the four major recalls involving 50,000 to 2.4 million bottles each. Atorvastatin, the generic form of Lipitor, is actually Atorvastatin Calcium, but for simplicity’s sake, it’s most often referred to simply as Atorvastatin. One of…

Full List of All Omeprazole Recalls, FDA 2012-2017

Omeprazole is generic Prilosec, a popular drug for lowering stomach acid production. It has seen 11 relatively minor recalls since hitting the generic market in 2012. The biggest involved just shy of 15,000 kits and originated from CutisPharma in 2016. Below, we’ve simplified the recall data for each of these 11 events, including manufacturers, dates,…

Full List of All Lisinopril Recalls, FDA 2012-2017

To date there have been six major recalls of Lisinopril and several minor ones. The largest was the 2015 recall from Wockhardt Pharmaceuticals, involving over 1.4 million bottles of different dosages and tablet counts. Finding information on a given Lisinopril recall can be a little daunting, thanks to the way the FDA presents its information.…