Teva Animal Health Inc. of St. Joseph, Mo., has expanded a nationwide voluntary recall of Ketamine Hydrochloride Injection, USP CIII 100 mg/mL in 10 mL vials due to “serious adverse events” associated with the product, including lack of effect, prolonged effect and death.
The recall now includes all lot numbers within their expiration dates to the veterinary level. Previously, the recall had been limited to the distributor level.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which reported the expanded recall on Dec. 21, is instructing veterinarians who have this product in their possession to cease using the product immediately and return it to their distributor.
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