The product is contaminated with Bacillus subtilis

By James Limbach of ConsumerAffairs

December 31, 2019

PhotoLannett Company is recalling two lots of Levetiracetam Oral Solution, which is used in the treatment of seizures.

The product is contaminated with Bacillus subtilis, which could cause a severe infection in immunocompromised patients.

Lannett has not received any reports of adverse events.

The following product, which is packaged in bottles of 16 fluid ounces (one pint), is being recalled:

Product NDC Lot Number Expiration Date
Levetiracetam Oral Solution 100mg/mL 54838-548-80 2190A 07/2021
Levetiracetam Oral Solution 100mg/mL 54838-548-80 2191A 07/2021

The recalled product, identified by the NDC and batch numbers provided above, was distributed to wholesalers/distributors nationwide.

What to do

Consumers who have the recalled product should contact their pharmacy to return it.

Consumers with questions may call (866) 255-4983, Monday Friday, 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. (EST).

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/recalls/lannett-recalls-levetiracetam-oral-solution-123119.html