The FDA has announced the recall of two lots of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Riomet brand Metformin Hydrochloride Oral Solution:
- NDC Code 10631-206-01 Lot A160031A
- NDC Code 10631-206-02 Lot A160031B
Both lots Expire 01/2018. These lots were found to be contaminated with Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, which can cause pneumonia, sinusitis and disseminated infections, especially in immunocompromised patients. For details see https://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm586510.htm .