Hospira—Carpuject Luer-Lock Glass Syringes Containing Naloxone Hydrochloride: Syringe Plunger May Contain Particles

June 13, 2018 | Risk Management News

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In a Company Announcement posted by FDA, Hospira states that the above glass syringe plungers may contain particles. Hospira also states that injection of particulate matter may lead to local irritation, allergic reactions, phlebitis, end-organ granuloma, tissue ischemia pulmonary emboli, pulmonary dysfunction, pulmonary infarction, and toxicity. Hospira further states that it has received no reports of adverse events associated with this problem. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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