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Marksans Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release 500 mg Tablets Recall

6/05/2020

On June 5, 2020, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a notice regarding a recall of Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release 500 mg tablets manufactured by Marksans and distributed by Time-Cap Labs. This recall was issued because an unexpected impurity was found in these products that could be a health hazard or safety risk to patients using product affected by this recall.

This recall affects lot number XP9004 exp. 12/2020.

The FDA recommends that consumers continue taking recalled metformin tablets until they consult with their health care professional who can prescribe a replacement. Patients with type 2 diabetes could face dangerous health risks if they stop taking their prescribed metformin without first talking to their health care professionals.

Please call your prescriber right away for advice if you may be using affected product or if you do not know if you used affected product. Your prescriber is familiar with your medical history and can suggest the best treatment option for you.

CVS Caremark? Response:

Please note: These products are not carried by the CVS Caremark Mail Service Pharmacies.

If you are currently taking Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release 500 mg tablets manufactured by Marksans and distributed by Time-Cap Labs and have questions regarding this recall, please call your doctor or call Time-Cap Labs Inc. toll-free at 1-877-376-4271.You may also call the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) toll-free at 1‑888‑INFO‑FDA (1‑888‑463‑6332) or visit www.fda.gov.

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