Recall of Prescription Center pharmacy products used by veterinarians and pet owners
The North Carolina Board of Pharmacy (NC BOP) has issued a recall for all lots of non‐sterile and sterile products compounded, repackaged, and distributed by the Prescription Center Pharmacy in Fayetteville, Ark. between September 10, 2014, and March 10, 2015. The products were distributed in the United States and Canada.
This recall order is due to the pharmacy’s inability to ensure sterility, stability, and potency for these products.
In an inspection conducted in March by the NC BOP, state inspectors observed significant deficiencies that raise concerns about the company’s ability to assure the sterility, stability and potency of the sterile and non-sterile human and veterinary drug products that it produced.
In addition to ordering a recall, the Board of Pharmacy ordered the Prescription Center closed.
The Board has not received a complaint of an injury caused by any recalled product, but use of compounded products lacking assurance of sterility, stability, and potency places patients at risk.
Questions concerning disposal should be directed to the board of pharmacy in the patient’s or veterinarian’s home state. The FDA’s website also provides recommendations on safe disposal.
Patients or health care providers with questions regarding this recall may contact the NC BOP at 919-246-1050. Online complaints may be made via email at [email protected].