Recall: Aranesp in Europe/Near East

The FDA has announced that Amgen is recalling nine lots of Aranesp® (darbepoetin alfa) 500 mcg prefilled syringes due to particulate matter.  They were not distributed in the US, but travelers may encounter them.  The nine lots were distributed widely across Europe and in Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.  For details see http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm410011.htm.

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