Clinical Update: Diazepam 2.5mg Rectal Tubes

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We are aware of a number of incidents where on opening the foil pack-age it has been found the contents of the rectal tube have leaked from the tube. In some cases the rectal tube has been found to be almost empty.

Please remove these from the patient supply chain and replace with a different batch number.

Batch Information:

Diazepam 2.5mg

Rectal tubes

Manufactured by: Wockhardt

Batch no: 150127

Exp Date: 02/18

Keep any removed in quarantine, and inform the Medicines Management Team (MMT) of the numbers involved via medicinemanagement@eastamb.nhs.uk .

The MMT will respond and advise on the next actions.

Published 16th February 2018

 

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