Enteric Coated Aspirin May Contain Acetaminophen

Enteric Coated Aspirin | maher law firm | frank eidsonAdvanced Pharmaceutical Inc., is recalling their over-the-counter drug, Rugby label Enteric Coated Aspirin Tablets, 81 mg, Lot 13A026

The Nationwide voluntary recall was launched on June 17, 2013 by Advanced Pharmaceutical Inc.  The company received a complaint regarding a bottle of Enteric Coated Aspirin Tablets, 81mg.  The bottle in question contained Acetaminophen 500 mg tablets instead of Enteric Coated Aspirin 81mg.

Enteric Coated Aspirin tablets are indicated for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains.  The lot being recalled is Lot #13A026 with an expiration date of 01/2015.  It was manufactured and packaged by Advanced Pharmaceutical Inc. under the label of Rugby Laboratories.

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever used to treat many conditions including, headaches, muscle aches, arthritis, backaches, toothaches, colds and fevers.  Acetaminophen can cause severe liver damage to those who take other drugs containing acetaminophen and to consumers who drink 3 or more alcoholic drinks each day, or those with liver disease.

If you or someone you know have the affected lot, discontinue its use and return it to the pharmacy or store where it was purchased.  If you have experienced any problems related to the product, contact your healthcare provider.

You have the right to trust your medication is safe.  Tragically, this is not always the case.  However, victims may recoup damages through a successful product liability claim against the drug’s maker.  Well versed in product liability laws that protect consumers, our attorneys have handled countless lawsuits involving harmful pharmaceuticals.  Contact us today to discuss your potential case.

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