MHRA Class 3 Medicines Recall: Methadone 5mg Tablets / Physeptone 5mg Tablets

MHRA Class 3 Medicines Recall: Methadone 5mg Tablets / Physeptone 5mg Tablets

November 22, 2021

Class 3 Medicines recall: Methadone 5mg Tablets / Physeptone 5mg Tablets (Martindale Pharma, an Ethypharm Group Company)

Drug alert number: EL (21) A/31

Date issued: 22nd November 2021

The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 3 medicines recall for:

Methadone 5mg Tablets / Physeptone 5mg Tablets (Martindale Pharma, an Ethypharm Group Company) PL 01883/0062

Martindale Pharma is recalling the above batch of Methadone 5mg tablets as a precautionary measure due to the discolouration of the PVdC film in a small number of blister pockets.

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
128319 09/2025 1 x 50 May 2021

Advice for healthcare professionals

  • Stop supplying the batches listed above immediately.
  • Quarantine all remaining stock and return it to your supplier using your supplier’s approved process.

Full drug alert can be viewed here.

Company contacts for further information

For more information please contact:

Customer Services for stock control enquiries: Licensed@ethypharm.com

or for Medical Information enquiries: medinfo@martindalepharma.co.uk



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