5 recent drug, medical device recalls

Medical device and drug recalls, whether voluntary or forced by the FDA, ensure patient safety. Here are five reported by Becker's Hospital Review in the last month:

1. Infusion Options recalls sterile products sent to hospitals
Infusion Options is recalling all lots of unexpired, sterile products that have been distributed to hospitals.

2. Premier Pharmacy Labs recalls all sterile products after FDA inspection
Premier Pharmacy Labs is recalling all its unexpired, sterile drugs after an FDA inspection raised questions about their sterility.

3. Lupin recalls 18,408 bottles of antibiotic in US
Lupin Pharmaceuticals is recalling 18,408 bottles of an antibiotic from the U.S. market.

4. Hamilton Medical recalls ventilators over software issue
Hamilton Medical is recalling all Hamilton G5 ventilators due to a software issue.

5. FDA recalls 3 blood test analyzers
The FDA is warning hospitals, laboratories and clinicians about a Class 1 recall of three hematology analyzers manufactured by Beckman Coulter after several reports of inaccuracies related to blood platelet counts.

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