Apotex—APO-Paracetamol 500mg Tablets
What are the defects?
Tablets could contain small pieces of latex.
What are the hazards?
If the tablets contain latex this poses a potential allergy risk to consumers with a latex allergy.
What should consumers do?
Consumers who use paracetamol supplied in a dose administration aid are advised to check the medicine listing on those aids.
If a dose administration aid contains APO-Paracetamol, return it to the supplying pharmacy for repacking with replacement paracetamol.
If you have any questions or concerns about this issue, speak to your health professional.
For further information contact Apotex Customer Service on 1800 276 839.
Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.