Cleviprex is an injectable drug that works to reduce and control blood pressure in patients. It is a calcium channel blocker that is often prescribed to patients that suffer from hypertension. The injection is given by a nurse or doctor.
The Medicines Company issued the voluntary recall of Cleviprex after they traces of particulate matter. In low numbers, the matter does not pose a health risk. However, in higher doses the matter could reduce blood flow. A reduction in blood flow poses serious health risks for a patient with hypertension.
The lots of Cleviprex in this recall include: 61-978-DW, 61-979-DW, and 61-980-DW, Exp. 01/2010; 68-404-DJ, 68-405-DJ, and 68-406-DJ, Exp. 08/2010; 69-830-DJ, 63-385-DJ, 63-386-DJ, and 63-266-DJ, Exp 03/2011; and 64-453-DJ, Exp. 04/2011.
If you have received an injection of Cleviprex by your nurse or doctor, we urge you to contact them immediately and find out if your injection was involved in the recall.
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