10,000 Units of Antibiotic Drug Recalled Due to Contamination

by Staff Blogger | April 15th, 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been working to improve the safety of medications in the U.S., but they have faced significant hurdles in regulating medications imported into the U.S. due to a lack of ability to enforce safe manufacturing practices.

This problem was highlighted by a massive recall of drugs manufactured in India due to a risk of patients suffering Antibiotic Drug Injuries due to contamination. Reports indicate the recall affected more than 10,000 bottles of the drug.

According to an article from The Economic Times, the medication Suprax is a third-generation antibiotic that is effective in treating many common infections. However, the drug’s manufacturer, Lupin, discovered the sterility of certain lots of the product may have been compromised during the manufacturing process.

The company has since launched a recall of affected medications and is asking anyone who has been harmed as a result of taking the faulty products to come forward to report the incident.

The Drug Injury Attorneys with Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough would also encourage anyone who has been harmed as the result of using a recalled product to discuss their legal options with an attorney as soon as possible.