The Food and Drug Administration has alerted medical professionals to the recall of an injectable antibiotic used for a variety of bacterial infections, due to floating particles found in a sample of the drug.
Specs of metal, cotton fiber and hair were visibly found in vials of the lot H3A73444 of Cefepime for Injection USP and Dextrose Injection USP made by B. Braun Medical.
The drug was distributed to hospitals, pharmacies and medical suppliers nationwide and could result in blood clots causing stroke, heart attack and other catastrophic problems, according to the agency. Read the full details here:
Injectable antibiotic recalled for visible particles
Before any doctor prescribes you or a loved one the injection antibiotics of Cefepime and/or Dextrose, make sure you’ve read this article.
If you or anyone in your family has suffered serious side effects or damages from a medication error you should seek legal investigation immediately. Crandall & Pera Law is available to help answer your questions and guide you in determining your next steps.