Infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar recalled over dosage concerns


The company said that it has not received any reports of any negative effects but is recalling the products as a precaution, citing "a remote possibility" of "permanent NSAID-associated renal injury". It was sold in lots that went to some Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar stores. Tinnitus, headache and gastrointestinal bleeding are also possible adverse effects.

The recalled products from Walmart have lot numbers 00717009A, 00717015A, 00717024A with February 2019, April 2019 and August 2019 expiration dates.

The ibuprofen sold at Family Dollar and branded as Family Wellness has a national drug code of 55319-250-23 and include lot number 00717024A with an expiration date of August 2019.

The pharma company said it sold the affected lots of infant ibuprofen to a single supplier, which then distributed the products to the American market.

According to the label, the ibuprofen - meant to be used as a pain reliever or fever reducer - contained 50 mg per 1.25 mL.

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Wholesalers and retailers have been ordered to stop selling the product and customers with questions are asked to call Tris Customer Service at 732-940-0358.

If you have experienced any problems from using the medication, contact your doctor or healthcare provider.

"This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration".

A recall has been issued for infant ibuprofen sold by CVS, Family Dollar and Walmart, Tris Pharma said this week.