6 drug, device recalls in June

Here are six drug or device recalls Becker's Hospital Review reported in June.

1. More than 48k bottles of Bristol-Myers' blood thinner recalled over dosing error
Bristol-Myers Squibb on June 10 recalled more than 48,000 bottles of its blood thinner Eliquis due to dosage issues, reports nj.com.

2. Lupin Pharma recalls birth control pills over packaging errors: 4 things to know
Lupin Pharmaceuticals recalled its Mibelas 24 Fe birth control tablets following confirmed reports of a packaging error.

3. Hospira recalls several injectables over sterility concerns
Hospira issued a voluntary nationwide recall June 15 of four types of injectable solutions after discovering a potential problem with their sterility.

4. Lucid Pharma recalls 69k bottles of antidepressant over quality issues
Lucid Pharmaceuticals on June 1 recalled more than 69,000 bottles of its extended-release antidepressant drug cenlafaxine hydrochloride over quality concerns.

5. Hospira recall drives 2 other drug companies to pull injectables from market
Two drug companies that use or repackage Hospira products launched secondary recalls in response to the drugmaker's June 15 recall of several injectable drugs.

6. Vascular Solutions recalls nearly 4k catheters due to safety concerns
Teleflex subsidiary Vascular Solutions initiated a worldwide recall of its Venture catheters, according to a June 22 notification from the Food and Drug Administration.

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