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What should be followed when a medicine is recalled?

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Published At August 12, 2019
Reviewed AtAugust 12, 2019

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

What people should do when their medicine is recalled?

Hello,

Welcome to the icliniq.com.

Whenever a particular drug is recalled, it can be due to it is hazardous side effects. When such recall occurs, it is advisable to stop the medication. You can take alternate medicines for that. In such situation decisions regarding changing the drug taken only after your doctor consultation. I hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Pathology

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