Infant liquid ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS & Family Dollar

Alicia Farmer
December 6, 2018

So far, officials say no issues have been reported from the recalled products.

In a statement, the company said there is a "remote possibility" that the higher potency of the drug can lead to permanent kidney damage in infants. "Tinnitus, headache and gastrointestinal bleeding".

The recalled medications were 0.5 ounce bottles sold nationwide at CVS, Family Dollar and Walmart stores.

The recalled lots from Walmart are 00717009A, 00717015, and 00717024A. At CVS, the recalled lot is 00717024A (expiry 08/19).

The ibuprofen sold at Family Dollar and branded as Family Wellness has a national drug code of 55319-250-23 and include lot number 00717024A with an expiration date of August 2019.

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The Monmouth Junction, New Jersey-based drug maker said it sold the affected lots "to one customer, which distributed the lots into the US market".

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Tris Customer Service at 732-940-0358 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. ET- 5:00 p.m. PT) or via email at mailto:micc_tris@vigilarebp.com.

The recalled products sold at Walmart had expiration dates of February 2019, April 2019 and August 2019, while those made for CVS and Family Dollar expire in August 2019.

Contact your healthcare provider if your baby has experienced any problems that may be related to using this product.

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