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All Nurofen Plus packs re-called PDF Print Email

Reckitt Benckiser, in consultation with Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA ) has issued a recall of all packs of Nurofen Plus. Customers can call the company on 0500 455 456 for further information.

 

Following the MHRA safety alert warning on Nurofen Plus tablets issued on thursday in response to reports of packs containing Seroquel XL 50mg, two further cases have come to light; one pack was found to contain Seroquel XL 50mg and another, Neurontin 100mg capsules. Seroquel is an anti-psychotic made by Astra Zeneca and Neurontin is used to treat epilepsy and made by Pfizer.

 

Consumers are advised to return any packs, opened or un-opened, to their pharmacy where a refund will be provided. Pharmacies are advised to return all stock to their wholesaler.

 

The company says the sabotage is suspected and that it is working "with police on a formal investigation" to identify those responsible. Meanwhile, all distribution of Nurofen Plus has been ceased. Customers can call the company on 0500 455 456 for further information.