Actavis recalls heart drug
Digitek recall does not include reports of death
Actavis Totowa LLC, the maker of Digitek, is recalling all lots of the drug because some of the tablets might contain twice the approved level of the active ingredient. Actavis Totowa LLC initiated the Digitek recall after receiving reports that some people were getting sick after taking the drug.
The recalled Actavis drug is used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. The company has received 11 reports concerning the recalled Digitek, but no reports of death. For more information, consumers may contact the company at 1-888-276-6166 or visit actavis.us.
Source: The Chicago Tribune, ?Digitek heart drug recall,? April 25, 2008.