Drug Recall: Morphine Sulfate 60 Mg Extended Release Tablets

The FDA has issued a recall today for morphine sulfate tablets because a certain batch was found to contain double the dosage as found in a single pill.  The warning from the FDA is as follows: ETHEX Corporation notified health care professionals of a voluntary recall of a single lot of morphine sulfate 60 mg extended release tablets (Lot No. 91762) due to a report of a tablet with twice the appropriate thickness. Oversized tablets may contain as much as two times the labeled level of active morphine sulfate. The lot was distributed by ETHEX Corporation under an "ETHEX" label between April 16th and April 27th of 2008. Opioids such as … [Read more...]