Product Recall: Minirin Nasal Spray 100mcg/mL

posted Jul 20, 2020, 7:30 PM by Ho Ai Wui
21 July 2020 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 254/2020)

Product Name

:

Minirin Nasal Spray 100mcg/mL (RTS)

Active Ingredient

:

Desmopressin

Strength

:

100MCG/ML

Dosage Form

:

Nasal Spray

Manufacturer

:

Ferring SDN. BHD.

Formulary Category

:

Standard Formulary

Product Registration Number

:

MAL19984346ARZ

Batch Number

:

P1564N, P16790R, R12613K, R126315, R14347G


Please be informed that Ferring SDN BHD., the distributor of this product, has issued notice of product recall for the particular batch numbers P1564N, P16790R, R12613K, R126315, R14347G due to detection of out-of-specification results during testingThe use of this product should be stopped immediately.

Therefore, all clinical areas keeping the stocks for this product are required to do prompt checking on the batch number of the current stocks and send to Inpatient Pharmacy for disposal purpose. Doctors are advised to switch to other desmopressin formulations, please find the suggested dose conversion and posology as follows:

Dose comparison of different formulations of desmopressin

Nasal Spray

Tablet

5 micrograms

100 micrograms (0.1 mg)

10 micrograms (1 spray )

200 micrograms (0.2 mg)

20 micrograms

     400 micrograms (0.2 mg x 2)

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