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Contamination Responsible for Topamax Recall?
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phylisfeinerjohnson posted:
Just when you thought you were safe, yet another AED is being recalled for the possibility of contamination.


57,000 bottles of Topamax (topiramate), are being pulled by a division of J&J, although the pharmaceutical company claims only about 6,000 bottles remain in circulation.


The medicines are being recalled because of a mouldy smell thought to be contamination with TBA — a preservative used in wooden shipping pallets. (UGH!)


For further information, go to:


http://www.inpharm.com/news/154392/tba-contamination-topamax-ortho-mcneil-neurologics


Phylis Feiner Johnson
www.epilepsytalk.com

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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Here's a link to the WebMD story will all the details including bottle codes!

http://www.webmd.com/epilepsy/news/20110414/johnson-and-johnson-recalls-topomax-due-to-odor
 

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