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Wockhardt Recalls 100,000 Bottles of Hypertension Drug in US

by Kathy Jones on  May 16, 2014 at 7:51 PM Drug News   - G J E 4
More than 1 lakh bottles of its hypertension drug metoprolol has been recalled from the US market by Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company Wockhardt, the US Food and Drug Administration revealed.
 Wockhardt Recalls 100,000 Bottles of Hypertension Drug in US
Wockhardt Recalls 100,000 Bottles of Hypertension Drug in US
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The move comes after two of Wockhardt facilities at Chikalthana and Waluj in Aurangabad had been barred by the FDA from exporting drugs to the US.

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According to the FDA, the bottles have been recalled after they failed the dissolution test, which measures the time taken by a drug to be absorbed by the body.


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