Do You Own an Epinephrine Auto-Injector? Read This!
The Food and Drug Administration is suggesting that anyone who received an Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC or Impax Laboratories epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector 0.3 mg device after December 20th, 2018 to inspect the device to make sure it has a yellow stop collar.
This stop collar controls the dose of medicine administered so if you do not see the yellow stop collar, there is a risk of overdose.
The possible faulty devices have NDC numbers 0115-1694-30 on the case and 0115-1694-49 on the carton. The lot numbers and expiration dates are listed in a letter to health care providers on the FDA website.
Follow the steps here to confirm that the yellow stop collar is present.
If the yellow stop collar is missing, call the Amneal Drug Safety Department at 1-877-835-5472 to return the defective devices for a replacement. You should also contact your pharmacy about a replacement epinephrine auto-injector before returning the defective device.
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