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Advil Recalled Nationwide

Advil, a popular over-the-counter medication used for pain relief is being recalled nationwide due to concerns that the medication was stored at temperatures outside of required guidelines. This recall applies only to Advil sold at Family Dollar stores in the United States. Advil distributed by any other organization is not affected by the recall at this time. As of the writing of this notice, no adverse events related to the issue have yet been reported.

SUMMARY

Date of Recall:

Announced: May 4, 2023

Public Notification: May 4, 2023

Name(s) of Recalled Drug:

Advil (multiple formulations affected, see chart below)

Company Name:

Family Dollar Stores

Drug Indication:

Pain

Product Description

The medication was sold in boxes or bottles clearly labeled with the name of the medication.

Reason for Recall

Improperly storing medications and exposing them to temperatures higher or lower than recommended can cause the medication to break down and become less effective. In some cases, medications can become toxic.

Impacts of Using the Recalled Medication

Consumers who have purchased an effected batch of the medication and who continue to utilize it may experience lack of symptom relief.  Additionally, some side effects could be extreme due to toxicity associated with the breakdown of the medication.

Lot information

Medications associated with this recall were sold between (or around) June 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023.

Consumers should locate the box or bottle in which the medication comes to compare SKU and batch numbers with the chart below. If you find your SKU and batch number on the chart below, your medication is affected by the recall and you will need to take additional steps in order to ensure that your health is not affected and to take part in recall procedures.

Product Description

SKU

Batch Number

Advil 200mg tablet, 100 count
0901458
3P8G
Advil 200mg tablet, 100 count
0901458
695E
Advil 200mg tablet, 100 count
0901458
A92E
Advil 200mg tablet, 100 count
0901458
G65G
Advil 200mg tablet, 100 count
0901458
SH2R
Advil 200mg tablet, 100 count
0901458
SX8G
Advil 200mg tablet, 100 count
0901458
VT5P
Advil 200mg tablet, 100 count
0901458
WK3M
Advil 200mg tablet, 100 count
0901458
X98T
Advil 200mg tablet, 100 count
0901458
XS5P
Advil 200mg caplet, 24 count
0901839
3P8D
Advil 200mg caplet, 24 count
0901839
6T8W
Advil 200mg caplet, 24 count
0901839
BA7G
Advil Dual Action caplet, 36 count
0902867
6Y7F
Advil Dual Action caplet, 36 count
0902867
9M5B
Advil Dual Action caplet, 36 count
0902867
HM6R
Advil Dual Action caplet, 36 count
0902867
VJ3H
Advil Tablet, 50 count
0913023
4A3U
Advil Tablet, 50 count
0913023
564B
Advil Tablet, 50 count
0913023
6X8C
Advil Tablet, 50 count
0913023
9A3K
Advil Tablet, 50 count
0913023
C72H
Advil Tablet, 50 count
0913023
G64V
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R95323
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R96317
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R96810
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R97196
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R97197
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R97198
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R97203
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R97204
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R99183
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R99184
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
R99528
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
T00613
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
T01662
Advil Liquid Gel, 40 count
0916071
T01663
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2041LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2094LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2108LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2109LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2110LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2111LC
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2122LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2123LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2124LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2126LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2138LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2139LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2139LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2143LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2145LC
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2147LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2152LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2153LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2153LC
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2154LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2154LC
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2157LC
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2158LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2159LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2236LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2236LB
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2237LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2243LA
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2244LC
Advil tablet, 6 count
0999259
2245LC
Advil Liqui Gel Minis, 20 count
0999841
R97214
Advil Liqui Gel Minis, 20 count
0999841
R99598
Advil Liqui Gel Minis, 20 count
0999841
R996600
Advil Liqui Gel Minis, 20 count
0999841
T0617
Advil Liqui Gel Minis, 20 count
0999841
T00618
Advil Liqui Gel Minis, 20 count
0999841
T03897

FDA.gov

Have you found that your medication has been recalled? Here’s what you should do:

Consumers

If you find that your lot of medication has been recalled, do the following:

  1. Discontinue use of the medication immediately.
  2. Monitor your health for any adverse symptoms and notify your physician if any concerns are noted.
  3. Consumers may return the unused portion of the medication to the Family Dollar store where they purchased it for a full refund. Receipts are not necessary for refunds in this case. Consumers may also contact Family Dollar customer service at 1-844-636-7687. They are available from 9am to 5pm EST.
  4. If you are currently experiencing or have experienced an adverse reaction to this medication (listed above), notify your physician immediately and notify the FDA by calling 1-800-332-1088 or completing an online reporting form.
  5. Contact MedWaste Management for information and/or assistance with disposing of the recalled medication.

 

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