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Date: March 6, 2020
To: Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) Pharmacies
From: HPSJ Pharmacy Department
Subject: Phenytoin 125mg/5ml suspension Recall
Business: Medi-Cal

We are sending this alert because your patients may have filled a prescription for Phenytoin 125mg/5ml suspension within the last six months (180 days).

The reason for the recall is that product from these two lots of Phenytoin Oral Suspension may not re-suspend when shaken, as instructed for administration, which could result in under or overdosing.

HPSJ is now contacting HPSJ members who have filled a prescription for Phenytoin 125mg/5ml suspension within the last six months (180 days). We are recommending they contact their pharmacy to check to see if their medication is part of the recall.

This table shows the product subject to recall.

Product/Dosage NDC Number Lot Number
Phenytoin suspension USP 125mg/5ml 51672-4069-1 327874
327876

The image below shows the medication label from International Labs.
Phenytoin 125mg/5ml suspension Recall

For questions on return of product, please contact Taro (866-705-1553; TaroPVUS@taro.com). If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at 209-942-6320.

Posted on March 6th, 2020 and last modified on March 6th, 2020.

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