Class 2 Medicines recall: Desmopressin nasal spray – all strengths (Ferring Pharmaceuticals Limited)

Class 2 Medicines recall: Desmopressin nasal spray – all strengths (Ferring Pharmaceuticals Limited)

July 15, 2020

Class 2 MHRA medicines recall – Desmopressin nasal spray – all strengths (Ferring Pharmaceuticals Limited) – PL 03194/0024, PL 03194/0090, PL 03194/0056,

Drug alert number: EL (20)A/29

Date issued: 15 July 2020

The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 medicines recall for:

Desmopressin nasal spray – all strengths (Ferring Pharmaceuticals Limited) – PL 03194/0024, PL 03194/0090, PL 03194/0056,

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling all unexpired stock of the above batches of products from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to a lower volume of solution being observed in the bottles, and out of specification results for the content of the desmopressin acetate (active substance) and benzalkonium chloride (excipient).

Desmospray® 0.1 mg/ml Nasal Spray – PL 03194/0024

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
P10427G 28-02-21 1×1 26-06-18
P11704A 30-04-21 1×1 24-07-18
P13215E 31-05-21 1×1 26-09-18
P13215K 31-05-21 1×1 31-10-18
P13215N 31-05-21 1×1 04-12-18
P15231G 30-09-21 1×1 26-02-19
P15231P 30-09-21 1×1 16-04-19
R11847E 28-02-22 1×1 02-07-19
R12217C 30-04-22 1×1 03-09-19
R13643H 31-07-22 1×1 17-03-20
R13643A 31-07-22 1×1 07-10-19
R17389K 31-01-23 1×1 15-06-20
R17389H 31-01-23 1×1 27-04-20
R13643S 31-07-22 1×1 27-04-20

Desmopressin 0.1 mg/ml Nasal Spray – PL 03194/0090
Note: Products are packaged with Aspire livery

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
P10427L 28-02-21 1×1 17-07-18
P11704F 30-04-21 1×1 17-07-18
P15231T 30-09-21 1×1 28-05-19
R11847C 28-02-22 1×1 17-07-19
R13643F 31-07-22 1×1 20-01-20
R13643P 31-07-22 1×1 20-04-20
S11863A 31-03-23 1×1 29-06-20

Octim® 1.5mg/ml Nasal Spray Solution – PL 03194/0056

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
N17445E 31-12-20 1×1 04-04-18
P13209F 30-04-21 1×1 21-08-18
P17637A 31-12-21 1×1 09-04-19
R13271G 30-04-22 1×1 09-09-19
R17378A 31-12-22 1×1 27-04-20

Advice for healthcare professionals
Stop supplying the above batch immediately. Quarantine all remaining stock and return these to your supplier using your supplier’s approved process.

Further information

Full drug alert can be viewed here.

For more information or medical information queries, please contact:

Medical.UK@Ferring.com
0800 111 4126

For stock control queries, please contact
Customer.Services@Ferring.com
0800 111 4125

For Aspire livery stock (Desmopressin 0.1 mg/ml Nasal Spray, PL 03194/0090), please contact
customerservices@aspirepharma.co.uk
01730 231148



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