Apotex—APO-Paracetamol 500mg Tablets

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Product description

APO-Paracetamol 500mg Tablets
Identifying features
Batch number: X40466 Expiry date: 05/2016

Other identifying numbers

Batch number: X40466
Expiry date: 05/2016

Why the product is recalled

Tablets could contain small pieces of latex.

What the hazards are to consumers

If the tablets contain latex this poses a potential allergy risk to consumers with a latex allergy.

What consumers should 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.



Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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