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Urgent Medicine Recall

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Symbion Pty Ltd and Cipla Australia Pty Ltd, following consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration, are recalling the above batches due to the risk of bottle grooves breaking off when opening the bottle, potentially resulting in a choking hazard for young children.

The batch number and expiry date is displayed on the side of the box and bottle.

PHARMACY CHOICE CHILDREN’S PARACETAMOL 6 TO 12 YEARS CONCENTRATED
48mg/mL oral liquid bottle, pack size 200mL
Each 5mL contains: Paracetamol 240mg
Batch Numbers: IA45030, IA50152
Expiry Dates: 10/2016, 01/2017
AUST R 174833

PHARMACY CARE CHILDREN’S PARACETAMOL SUSPENSION 6 TO 12 YEARS
48 mg/mL oral liquid bottle, pack size 200mL
Each 5mL suspension contains: Paracetamol 240 mg
Batch Number: IA50046
Expiry Date: 11/2016
AUST R 219528

PHARMACY CARE CHILDREN’S PARACETAMOL ELIXIR 1 TO 5 YEARS
24 mg/mL oral liquid bottle, pack size 200mL
Each 5mL elixir contains: Paracetamol 120 mg
Batch Number: IA50002
Expiry Date: 11/2016
AUST R 219526

If you have a bottle of the above listed products, do not use it. Return it to the place of purchase for a refund or call our customer service line to arrange the return of affected product and a refund.

Pharmacy Choice CUSTOMER SERVICE: 1300 430 611
Pharmacy Care CUSTOMER SERVICE: 1300 132 293

Anyone who is concerned in any way about the use of this product should consult their doctor.

Symbion Pty Ltd and Cipla Australia Pty Ltd sincerely regret any inconvenience to their customers.

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