Potentially Dangerous Infant Ibuprofen Recalled

Infant ibuprofen sold at several national retailers is being recalled because it might contain a higher concentration of ibuprofen. It can lead to potential risks in infants.New Jersey-based Tris Pharma, Inc. said lots sold under Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar brands are impacted by the recall. The products were labeled to contain 50 mg of Ibuprofen per 1.25 mL. The company said there is a "remote possibility'' the increased amount of ibuprofen could lead to permanent kidney injury in infants. Babies could also experience nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea, along with tinnitus, headaches or possible stomach bleeding. The company says it has not received any reports of adverse events related to the recall. Walmart sells the product under the "Equate" label; CVS sells it under the "CVS Health" label and Family Dollar sells it under the "Family Wellness" label. The impacted products bear lot numbers 00717009A, 00717015A, 00717024A from Walmart; 00717024A from CVS; and 00717024A from Family Dollar. The packages are labeled with NDC (National Drug Code) numbers of 49035-125-23 from Walmart, 59779-925-23 from CVS and 55319-250-23 from Family Dollar. 

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