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Hyoscyamine Sulfate Recalled for Superpotent & Subpotent Results

Virtus Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall on seven batches of its Hyoscyamine sulfate (0.125mg) medication, which include the tablet, sublingual, and orally disintegrating tablet form. [1]  This medication is used to treat diseases like asthma, incontinence, stomach cramps, peptic ulcers, intestinal spasm and other bowel disturbances.  The seven batches in question may be either too strong or not strong enough.  Those patients who took the super strong version developed  hallucinations, stroke-like symptoms, confusion, dizziness, blurred vision, dry mouth, slurred speech, imbalance, and disorientation. These symptoms were reported to be temporary.

Consumers should stop using the medication and return it to the place of purchase for a replacement prescription.  If you have questions regarding this recall you can contact Virtus at 1-855-255-6076 on Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm EST or rxrecalls@inmar.com. You should also should contact your physician or healthcare provider if you have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using these drug products.

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury related to the use of a prescription medication, please give us a call for a free consultation.  We have successfully handled many different cases involving prescription drugs, getting our clients the compensation they deserve.

Author: Serena C. Montague
Publication Date: September 22, 2016

[1] http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/virtus-pharmaceuticals-opco-ii-llc-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-of-hyoscyamine-sulfate-due-to-superpotent-and-subpotent-results-300328345.html  



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