Dr. Reddy's recalls 500k+ bottles of ulcer drug: 4 things to know

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories recalled more than 500,000 bottles of 10-milligram famotidine tablets Oct. 3, reports Business Standard.

Here are four things to know.

1. Famotidine tablets are used to treat or prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers.

2. Dr. Reddy's recalled 569,376 bottles of the drug after routine stability testing found they failed to meet impurities and degradation specifications.

3. CVS Pharmacy and Walmart distribute the generic drug under their own store brands, according to the Food and Drug Administration's most recent enforcement report.

4. The FDA classified the recall as class III, meaning affected products are not likely to cause serious adverse health events.

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