Recall of Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets

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A recent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) warning has been released regarding Nitrofurantoin in 50mg Tablet dosage.

A Class 2 recall of the below batch of Nitrofurantoin in 50mg Tablet dosage has been issued.

BN: 0273669

EXP: 02/22

First distributed 04/20

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (UK) Ltd are recalling all unexpired stock of the batch listed above from all areas. This is a precautionary measure due to out-of-specification results for dissolution during routine stability testing.

What you need to do:

  • All Nitrofurantoin is to be checked and any with this batch need to be removed and returned to the Medicines Management Team and replacements will be sent out.
  • If any needs to be returned please contact the Medicines team on

This clinical update can be downloaded as a PDF below.

Published 15th July 2020

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