Press Trust of India
July 17, 2009
US drug maker Teva Pharmaceuticals has voluntarily recalled Propofol Injectable -- a drug used in the treatment of anxiety -- following incidents of side effects on patients.
According to the US health regulator Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
The product lots identified are being recalled due to the presence of elevated endotoxin levels in some vials within these lot numbers, the FDA said in a statement on Thursday.
The FDA said adverse health effects, such as fever, chills, or rigors, are possible with exposure to product (Propofol) with elevated levels of endotoxins.