Propafenone HCL Recall
Propafenone HCL Recall
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has recalled some of its Propafenone HCL 225 mg tablets after discovering that 225mg tablets sold in 100 count bottles may contain higher levels of the active drug than specified. The oversize Propafenone tablets subject to the recall bear lot# 112680A and have an expiration date of 7/31/10.
What is Propafenone HCL?
According to the FDA, Propafenone HCL is a generic heart medication used in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. It requires very specific dosing so patients may be particularly sensitive to small variations in the amount of the drug prescribed. A patient who takes an oversized tablet containing too much of the medication could experience serious side effects.
What Side Effects Are Possible with Overdosing of Propafenone HCL?
Patients may experience potentially serious arrhythimias (irregular heartbeat) or low blood pressure.
What Should I Do?
Check your bottle of Propafenone HCL if you are prescribed 225mg tablets for the recalled lot number 112680A. Contact your health care provider immediately with any questions you may have. You should preserve any unused tablets and safely store them until any necessary testing can be arranged.
Can I File a Lawsuit Against the Makers of Propafenone HCL?
If you took the oversized tablets and were diagnosed with arrhythmias or extremely low blood pressure from the Propafenone HCL overdose, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. You only have a limited time after your injury to file a claim, however, so you must act quickly. Call 1-800-256-1050 today or submit an online request.
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