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Quick Hits: FDA Recalls Generic Xanax

A potential contaminant led to the nationwide recall of a batch of alprazolam, a generic form of Xanax.

FDA recalls generic Xanax
FDA recalls generic Xanax
The New York Times

A recent article from The New York Times noted the recall of alpraxolam, a generic form of the anxiety and panic disorder drug Xanax. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, the drug’s manufacturer, kept the reason for the voluntary recall vague noting the presence of a “foreign substance.” Although the company has yet to receive reports of adverse effects, it did note that the remote risk of infection couldn’t be ruled out.

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