Pfizer Australia — Dilantin (phenytoin sodium) 30 & 100mg capsule bottles and Dilantin (phenytoin) Infatabs 50mg tablet bottle

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Product description

Dilantin (phenytoin sodium) 30mg capsule bottle - AUST R: 14306

Dilantin (phenytoin sodium) 100mg capsule bottle - AUST R: 14305

Dilantin (phenytoin) Infatabs 50mg tablet bottle - AUST R: 14308

Reasons the product is recalled

It has been identified that bottles of Dilantin have been supplied with child-resistant caps that may not engage or otherwise be properly secured.

The hazards to consumers

The contents of the bottles may be accessed and swallowed by children if the Child Resistant Closure mechanism is not engaged/secured.

What consumers should do

If a patient cannot engage/secure the Child Resistant Closure, they should return the bottle to their pharmacy for a replacement.

Consumers can contact Pfizer on 1800 675 229 for further information.


Pfizer Australia

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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