Single-dose vials of Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution are being recalled by Ritedose Corporation due to an incorrect label, which may lead to an overdose. The product, used to treat acute asthma attacks and asthma induced by exercise in children and adults. .083% Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 3mL are being recalled because the single-use vials are mislabeled as containing .5mg/3 mL, when the actually contain 2.5 mg/3 mL. The solution could be dangerous since patients may read the the incorrect concentration and up the dosage, resulting in an overdose of five times the recommended dose.
Albuterol overdose symptoms include tremors, dizziness, nervousness, headaches, seizures, angine, high blood pressure, low potassium levels, and a rapid heart rate up to 200 beats per minute, potentially fatal. The solution is packaged in single-use vials in a foil wrap packaged inside a shelf carton. The correct concentration is located on the primary foil overwrap pouches. The recalled lot numbers are located on the WebMD site, which were distributed nationwide and to Puerto Rico.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer, I recommend returning the affect product immediately and contacting the company at 1-803-935-3995 with any questions. If you or a loved one used a product which was recalled and resulted in injury, a personal injury attorney in Los Angeles is here to assist you with a claim.