In early May, C.O. Truxton Inc., a healthcare provider company based out of Bellmawr, New Jersey, voluntarily recalled two different types of tablets because of a possible labeling error. There have been no consumer complaints for the products recalled; however, due to the initial recall resulting from a label mix-up error, C.O. Truxton Inc. is taking extra precaution, and recalling all products that were repackaged into a Truxton label.
The recalled tablets include Amitriptyline HCL and Phenobarbital. If mislabeled, inadvertent exposure to, or overdose of amitriptyline could cause uneven heartbeats, extreme drowsiness, confusion, agitation, vomiting, hallucinations, hot or cold sensations, muscle stiffness, seizures (convulsions), or fainting in humans and animals. Meanwhile, inadvertent exposure to, or overdose of Phenobarbital could cause severe intoxication, which may lead to cardiogenic shock, renal failure, coma, or death in humans and animals.
C.O. Truxton has not received any reports of problems related to this recall. The company notifying all customers on record who purchased these products. In addition, the company is arranging for full credit returns and replacements of all recalled products.
The complete company announcement of this nationwide recall can be found at: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm557260.htm.
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