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FomepizoleR 1 GM/mL 1.5 mL Vials Consumer-Level Recall


On March 12, 2015, Sandoz, Inc. issued a voluntary recall of Fomepizole® 1 GM/mL 1.5 mL vials. This recall was issued because of manufacturing practices that could affect product sterility.

This may represent a potential health hazard or safety risk to plan members who may be using product affected by this recall.

A complete list of the affected products and lot numbers is provided here:

To see if you have affected product, please check the lot number. The lot number can be found on the bottom of the box and on the right hand side of the manufacturer’s label by the bar code on each vial. If your product is not from one of these affected lot numbers, it is not affected by this recall. If your product is from one of these affected lot numbers, please return it to the pharmacy that filled your prescription.

You should not continue to use product that is affected by this recall. Please call your doctor right away for advice if you may be using affected product. Your doctor is familiar with your medical history and can suggest the best treatment option for you. If you need a prescription for a different medicine, please call your doctor.

CVS/caremark Response:

Please note: This product is not carried by the CVS/caremark Mail Service Pharmacies.

If you are currently using Fomepizole 1 GM/mL 1.5 mL vials and have questions regarding this recall, please call your doctor or call Sandoz Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-525-8747, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST) or visit

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