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Infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar recalled over concentration concerns

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Infants' Ibuprofen recall

The manufacturer, Tris Pharma, Inc. of Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, says this specific liquid medicine could have potentially higher concentrations of ibuprofen than listed. Other adverse effects could include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea, along with tinnitus, headaches or possible stomach bleeding.

Tris Pharma said, to date, it hasn't received any reports of adverse events related to the recall.

Infants' Ibuprofen sold at Walmart and CVS is being recalled over dosage concerns.

Walmart lot numbers include 00717009A (02/19 expiration), 00717015A (04/19 expiration) and 00717024A (08/19 expiration). They also may suffer permanent renal system injury related to ingesting too much of the NSAID.

The recall products are labeled to contain 50 mg of Ibuprofen per 1.25 mL.

The products affected are sold under brand names, "Equate Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension", "CVS Health Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension", and "Family Wellness Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension".

Consumers are encouraged to call a physician or health care provider if there are any issues after using the product, Tris Pharma said.

More information can be found by reading Tris Pharma's news release.

"This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration".

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