Potentially unsafe infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar

Brands of recalled infant ibuprofen

Brands of recalled infant ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is an over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) frequently used to relieve pain that is associated with headaches, dental pain, menstrual cramps, muscle aches and arthritis.

The product was sold in Walmart under the "Equate" brand, in CVS under the "CVS Health" brand and in Family Dollar under the "Family Wellness" label.

The recalled medications were 0.5 ounce bottles sold nationwide at CVS, Family Dollar and Walmart stores.

Tris Pharma, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, issued a recall on three different types of ibuprofen due to worries the product might contain a higher dosage than stated on the package.

Family Dollars: The expiration date includes 08/19.

CVS offers it under the "CVS Health" label, with the recalled products bearing the NCD number 59779-925-23 and the lot number 00717024A. Tris Pharma did not specify which states might have received the products.

"Tris Pharma Inc. has notified its customer by urgent recall notice and is arranging for the return of the recalled product", the company statement said.

The infant ibuprofen that is being recalled has 50 mg of ibuprofen per 1.25 mL. They feature expiration dates of 02/19, 04/19 and 08/19.

Anyone with questions about the recall can call Tris Customer Service at 732-940-0358.

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