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Manufacturer advises caution when dispensing some batches of amoxicillin

Wednesday 6th February 2019

Pharmacists in the UK have been urged caution when dispensing the drug Amoxicillin by manufacturer Accord.

 

The class 4 drug alert has been issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for Amoxicillin 500mg capsules. The relevant batch numbers are MP18062, MP18063, and MP18064, distributed in October last year.

 

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