PhotoSandoz of Princeton, N.J., is recalling about 636,000 Losartan Potassium and Ezetimibe prescription drug bottles.

The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, posing a poisoning risk if swallowed by children.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves bottles of prescription medications Losartan Potassium and Ezetimibe from Sandoz with certain lot numbers.

The recalled bottles have “Sandoz,” the name of the medication, dosage, and NDC on the front of the bottle labels and the lot number and expiration date on the side of the bottle labels.

The recall includes the following:

Recalled Prescription Drugs

NDC Numbers

Lot Numbers

Expiration Date

Ezetimibe 10mg Tablets

0781-5690-31

JE4491

Aug-2020

30 count bottle

 

JE4492

Aug-2020

  

JE4493

Aug-2020

  

JE4495

Aug-2020

  

JG0308

Sep-2020

  

JG0310

Sep-2020

  

JG0311

Sep-2020

  

JG0312

Sep-2020

  

JG5061

Sep-2020

  

JG5063

Sep-2020

  

JK8921

Oct-2020

  

JK8922

Oct-2020

  

JK8923

Oct-2020

  

JK8924

Oct-2020

  

JL5535

Oct-2020

  

JM2253

Oct-2020

  

JM2254

Oct-2020

  

JM2255

Oct-2020

  

JM2257

Oct-2020

  

JM2258

Oct-2020

  

JM2259

Oct-2020

  

JM5986

Oct-2020

  

JM5987

Oct-2020

Ezetimibe 10mg Tablets

0781-5690-92

JE4481

Aug-2020

90 count bottle

 

JG0249

Sep-2020

  

JK8989

Oct-2020

  

JN0764

Jan-2021

Losartan Potassium 50mg Tablets

0781-5701-31

HV9471

Feb-2020

30 count bottle

   
The bottles were manufactured in Slovenia, and sold at clinics and pharmacies nationwide as a prescribed medicine from July 2018, through August 2019. The container was included in the price of the medication, which varied based on quantities prescribed, health insurance terms and other factors.

What to do

Consumers should immediately secure the medications to keep them out of the sight and reach of children and contact Sandoz for a free replacement child resistant bottle cap. Once the medication is secured, consumers can continue to use the medication as directed.

Consumers may contact Sandoz at (800) 525-8747 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday to Friday or online at www.us.sandoz.com and click on “Patients and Customers” at the top of the page, then “Product Safety Notices.”

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