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Rugby recalls Diocto due to B. cepacia contamination

08/07/2017

As a result of several adverse event reports received by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Rugby Laboratories is voluntarily recalling all lots of Diocto Liquid and Diocto Syrup, (docusate sodium solutions) manufactured by PharmaTech, LLC due to a risk of product contamination with Burkholderia cepacia. Diocto Liquid and Diocto Syrup are used as stool softeners and are packaged in one pint (473 mL) bottles. If a product contains B. cepacia, its use could result in infections in patients with compromised immune systems and in patients with chronic lung conditions such as cystic fibrosis. Some of these infections may be serious or even life-threatening in the at-risk patient population. Read the FDA safety alert.

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