Infant Ibuprofen Recalled, Concentrations of Medicine May be Too High
If you purchased infant ibuprofen from Walmart, CVS, or Dollar General you need to check the label before giving it to your child. Three lots of infant ibuprofen have been recalled with concerns that the concentration of too hight and potentially dangerous for children.
The recalled medications were all .5 ounce bottles meant for children age 6 months to 23 months old.
The Equate brand was sold at Walmart stores nationwide and has expiration dates of February 2019, April 2019, or August 2019. Click here to see the specific drug codes recalled.
If purchased from CVS the medication has a drug code of 59779-925-23 with an August 2019 expiration date. It was sold nationwide.
Family Wellness brand sold nationwide at Famly Dollar has a drug code of 55319-250-23 and an August 2019 expiration date.
If you have medication that is too concentrated it can cause nausea, vomiting, upper abdominal pain, ringing in the ears, or a headache. If you have one of the medicines on the recalled list, return it to the store or throw it away.
Get all the details of the recall here,