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Public Alert: 013/2020-Recall of Amlodipine 10mg Batch Number GY0128 by Accord Healthcare Limited UK

October 14, 2020,

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has received information from United Kingdom Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), of a voluntary recall of one batch of high blood pressure medication, Amlodipine 10mg tablets manufactured by Accord Healthcare Limited.

The company took the decision to recall the blood pressure medication as a precautionary measure due to out of specification results for tablet description, hardness, and average weight obtained during stability testing.

Amlodipine is indicated for treatment of high blood pressure.

Affected Products Details

The details of the Amlodipine 10mg being recalled are as follows:

Brand Name Manufacturer Batch No Expiry Date Pack Size
Amlodipine 10mg Tablets PL 20075/0130 Accord Healthcare Limited, London UK GY0128 NOV 2021 28

NAFDAC implores all importers, wholesalers, and retailers to immediately stop the importation, distribution, and use of the Amlodipine 10mg tablets Batch Number GY0128

Patients and healthcare providers are advised to report adverse events they experience using this product to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 TOLLS FREE from all networks) or via pharmacovigilance@nafdac.gov.ng

NAFDAC……..Customer-focused, Agency-minded!!!

Signed Management

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