MasterPharm is recalling one lot of Finasteride Plus capsules.
The contains undeclared minoxidil, an antihypertensive drug, at levels greater than those found in FDA approved products.
Consumption of undeclared minoxidil could result in low blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, and salt and water retention causing swelling.
The firm has received 33 reports of increased heart rate, retention of water, dizziness and low blood pressure.
The recalled product, used to treat hair loss, is packaged in orange prescription bottles containing 30 capsules or blue prescription bottles containing 90 capsules.
The affected lot includes the following 02-27-2020:04@11 and a Beyond Use Date of August 25, 2020, and was sold nationwide on a patient-specific prescription basis only.
What to do
MasterPharm is notifying its customers by phone, e-mail, and common carrier letters, and is arranging for return and replacement of all recalled products.
Patients should stop using and return the product to MasterPharm in self-addressed packaging that has been sent to all customers.
Consumers with questions may contact the firm at (866) 630-5600 Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm (ET) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.