The attention of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been drawn to the recall of three lots of Fentanyl Citrate Injection, 50mcg/mL over confirmed ampoules with broken tips.
Fentanyl is a potent, synthetic opioid pain medication with a rapid onset and short duration of action. It is a potent agonist at the μ-opioid receptors. Fentanyl Citrate Injection is indicated as short-term analgesia during anaesthetic periods, premedication, induction and maintenance and as an analgesic supplement in general or regional anaesthesia. Fentanyl Citrate is used for intravenous (IV) or intramuscular (IM) use.
- NAME- Fentanyl Citrate Injection 50mcg/mL
# Affected Lot Numbers: 59277EV, 60028EV
- EXPIRY DATES- 1st November 2017, 1st December 2017.
HEALTHCARE PROVIDER’S ACTION
- Healthcare providers should provide adequate warnings to stop using the affected products.
NAFDAC.........Safeguarding the Health of the Nation!!!