Vecuronium Bromide Powder Recalled Nationwide – Drug for nerve pain boosts high for opioid abusers. (866) 348-2889
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. (SPI) is voluntarily recalling 3 lots of 10 mg vecuronium bromide for injection (lyophilized powder) and 1 lot of 20 mg vecuronium bromide for injection (lyophilized powder) to the hospital level. These products have been found to contain particulate matter identified as glass.
The administration of a glass particulate, if present in an intravenous drug, may result in local irritation or swelling in response to the foreign material. More serious potential outcomes include blockage and clotting in blood vessels, which may be life-threatening. To date, SPI has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.