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Thursday, 31 August 2017 11:00

Recall Of Paliperidone Extended Release Tablets 3mg By Teva Pharmaceuticals

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The U.S. FDA has notified the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has been informed that Teva Pharmceuticals USA, Inc; initiated a voluntary recall to retail level for one lot of Paliperidone Extended – Release Tablets 3mg.

The recall was carried out due to failing test results for dissolution.

Paliperidone Extended Release Tablet 3mg is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.


  • Taking the affected product for the treatment of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder could result in less absorption of the drug.


Product Name: Paliperidone Extended Release Tablet, 3mg

Product Manufacturer: Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Lot: 1160682A

Expiry Date: 6/2018

NDC: 0591-3693-19


  • Healthcare Providers in possession of the affected product should stop distributing or using it. They should return it to the nearest NAFDAC office.
  • Report adverse events relating to the use of these medicines to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543-Toll free from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

NAFDAC…………Safeguarding the Health of the Nation!!!

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