Recall Alert: Drug Product; Water for Injection (Batch #M21421) by M/s. Vision Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Ltd., Islamabad.

Recall Alert

DRAP Alert NoN0 I/S/06-22-16
Action Date14th June, 2022
Target Audience1. Pharmacists and Chemists at Distribution, Pharmacies and Medical Stores
2. Healthcare Professionals- Physicians, Pharmacists, and Nurses at hospitals, clinics and healthcare institutions
3. General Public
Product(s) Affected Water for Injection,
Company: M/s. Vision Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Ltd., Islamabad
Drug Registration No. 081230
Batch No. M21421,
Manufacturing Date: December-2021,
Expiry Date: November-2024
Problem StatementThe Central Drug Laboratory Karachi has analyzed the Water for injection bearing Batch No. M21421 4A20B27 and declared it as Substandard. The company has been directed to recall the affected batch of product from the market including pharmacies as well as the distribution setups operating in the country.
Action to be takenAll Pharmacists and chemists working at distributions and Pharmacies are required to immediately return the stock of above mentioned batch of the product(s) to the firm. Distributors and pharmacies are advised to be vigilant and report any suspected batch of the product(s) in the supply chain to the DRAP at +92 51 910 73 17, or Email at gsms@dra.gov.pk.
Regulatory field force of all federating units (DRAP, Provincial Health Departments and States) have also increased surveillance in the market to ensure the effective recall of defective product.
Advice for Healthcare ProfessionalsDRAP requests increased vigilance within the supply chains of healthcare institutions and hospital pharmacies.

If anyone has used this counterfeit product, or if anyone suffers from an adverse reaction/event after having used this product, it is advised to seek immediate medical attention from a qualified healthcare professional, and to report the incident to National Pharmacovigilance Centre, DRAP using this link.

All drug products must be obtained from authorized licensed sources. Their authenticity and condition should be carefully checked. Seek advice from a healthcare professional in case of any doubt.