Hospira, Inc. voluntarily recalled one lot of the drug below. Hospira Inc. is a Pfizer Company. It recalled the drug because some vials may have solid particles in them. Taking the drug with a solid particle could cause:
- Irritated blood vessels or tissue
- Blocked blood vessels
- Allergic response
The label tells the prescriber to look at the drug. It tells him or her to check for particles and unusual color before giving it to a member.
- Vancomycin for Injection, USP
- Lot 591053A
- Expiry Date 1NOV2017
- NDC: 0409-6510-01
- Comes in a carton with a 1x100 mL vial
The lot was sent nationwide from August 2016 through September 2016.
Stop using this drug if you think this recall affects you. Please call the pharmacy that gave you the drug. You may have questions about the recall. If so, call Stericycle at 1-888-570-1678. You can call between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday. See the FDA website for more information about this recall.