Hydrocortisone injection recall by MHRA: action required

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A batch of hydrocortisone sodium phosphate injections, 100mg/1ml, has been recalled by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) after reports of discolouration. Manufacturer testing has shown that the discolouration is not a risk to patients. 

Colleagues are asked please to check stocks on station and drug bags for: 

Batch number: 039268

Expiry date: August 2017 

If you find any of the affected batch, please pass it to a duty locality officer and then restock your supply. 

Please read the full clinical update for more information, which is also available on the Clinical Manual app, and contact medicinemanagement@eastamb.nhs.uk if you have any questions.

Published 9th November, 2016

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