Alerts and recalls for drugs and medical devices

Class 2 medicines recall: Asda, St John’s Wort, HRI Good Mood and Superdrug St John’s Wort tablets THR 02231/0002

Action within 48 hours: patient, pharmacy and retail level recall of St John's Wort tablets. Testing has shown the presence of a toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA) above the threshold recommended by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC).

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