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RECALL ALERT: Wells Pharmacy Network Recalls Multiple Veterinary Medications Due to Sterility Concerns

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Wells Pharmacy Network (“WPN”) is voluntarily recalling all sterile human and veterinary products prepared between February 22, 2016 and September 14, 2016, and that remain within expiry (list below) due to the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) concern over a lack of sterility assurance.

Administration of a drug product intended to be sterile that has microbial contamination may result in infections that may be serious and life-threatening.

The recalled products were used for a variety of indications. NO VIAL OR PORTION OF ANY LOT OF THESE MEDICATIONS HAS BEEN FOUND TO BE NON STERILE. All recalled products have a label that includes the name Wells Pharmacy Network, logo, drug name, and expiration date. If unsure, Customers can call the pharmacy to determine if their product is on the list.  To date, no adverse events have been reported.

WPN takes the utmost care to ensure patient safety. All patients and providers that received any sterile compounded products prepared between February 22, 2016 and September 14, 2016, and that remain within expiry, should take the following actions:

  • Discontinue use of the products;
  • Quarantine any unused product until further instructions are received on how to return the product; and
  • Contact WPN at the Quality hotline at (800) 794-2360 Monday through Friday, between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm EST or email at [email protected] to discuss the return of any unused sterile product.

Customers with questions regarding this recall can contact WPN at the Quality hotline at (800) 794-2360 Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm EST or email at [email protected]. Customers should contact their physician, healthcare provider, or veterinarian if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using these products. Providers who have dispensed any sterile products prepared between February 22, 2016 and September 14, 2016 to a patient(s) for use outside of the provider’s office should contact the patient(s) to whom product was dispensed and advise the patient(s) of this recall.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of these products in animals may be reported to FDA in the following ways:

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of and in cooperation with the FDA.

Wells Pharmacy Network specializes in “wellness, anti-aging, weight management, urology, ophthalmology, and veterinary compounding solutions.”

List of VETERINARY products to be recalled:

Drug Lot #
HISTRELIN ACETATE, LYOPHILIZED 5.5MG INJECTABLE [email protected]
PROGESTERONE IN SESAME OIL 150MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
DETOMIDINE HCL/XYLAZINE (20ML) 10MG/10MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE 200MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
ESTRADIOL CYPIONATE 5MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
GLUCOSAMINE SULFATE 20% INJECTABLE [email protected]
PROGESTERONE IN SESAME OIL 150MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
PENTOSAN SODIUM POLYSULFATE 250MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
METHOCARBAMOL 100MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE 200MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
PENTOSAN SODIUM POLYSULFATE 250MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
PROGESTERONE IN SESAME OIL 150MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE 200MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
METHOCARBAMOL 100MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE 200MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
ESTRONE AQUEOUS 5MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
ESTRADIOL CYPIONATE 5MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
ESTRONE AQUEOUS 5MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
PROGESTERONE IN SESAME OIL 150MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
CYCLOSPORINE (A) OIL SOLUTION – (10ML) 2% OPHTHALMIC [email protected]
PHENYLEPHRINE HCL – (5ML) 1MG/ML (0.1%) INJECTABLE [email protected]
ESTRADIOL CYPIONATE 5MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
CYCLOSPORINE (A) OIL SOLUTION – (10ML) 2% OPHTHALMIC [email protected]
PROGESTERONE IN SESAME OIL 150MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
DETOMIDINE HCL/XYLAZINE (20ML) 10MG/10MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
ESTRONE AQUEOUS 5MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
FLUNIXIN MEGLUMINE 50MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
FLUNIXIN MEGLUMINE 50MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
FLUNIXIN MEGLUMINE 50MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
ESTRONE AQUEOUS 5MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]
MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE 200MG/ML INJECTABLE [email protected]

 

For a complete list, including human medications involved in this recall, click here.

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