Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. (NCH) has voluntarily recalled all lots of over-the-counter products Excedrin®, Bufferin®, Gas-X® Prevention® and NoDoz®. These recalls are being implemented following consumer complaints of chipped and broken pills and inconsistent bottle packaging which could result in the bottles containing foreign tablets, caplets, or capsules.
This voluntary recall pertains to all lots with the following expiration dates:
Excedrin® and No Doz® -- December 20, 2014 or earlier
Bufferin® and GasX® Prevention®: December 20, 2013 or earlier
They are taking these actions on a precautionary basis and with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
All consumer inquiries should be forwarded to the Novartis Consumer Relationship Center at 888-477-2403, Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. ET.
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