Recall issued for infants’ liquid ibuprofen sold at CVS, Family Dollar, Walmart

Recall on infant ibuprofen oral suspension

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A voluntary recall has been issued for three lots of infants' ibuprofen concentrated oral suspension USP sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar stores.

Tris Pharma, Inc., says the recalled lots of the product have been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen. The company is warning that there is a possibility “that infants, who may be more susceptible to a higher potency level of drug, and therefore may be more vulnerable to permanent NSAID-associated renal injury.”

Side effects include nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, or more rarely, diarrhea, along with tinnitus, headache and gastrointestinal bleeding.

Tris Pharma says it has not received any reports of adverse effects related to the recalled lots to date.

The recall affects the 0.5-ounce bottles listed below:

Anyone with questions on the recall can contact Tris Pharma at 732-940-0358 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by email at micc_tris@vigilarebp.com.

If anyone has experienced side effects that may be related to taking the recalled product, they should contact their physician or healthcare provider.

More information on the recall can be found here.

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