Vets are being warned of a product defect recall alert for Loxicom 1.5mg/ml oral suspension for dogs manufactured by Norbrook Laboratories.

Loxicom 15mg/ml Oral Suspension for dogs.The product is indicated for the alleviation of inflammation and pain in acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders, such as discospondylosis, arthropathy and soft tissue injury.

In a statement, the VMD said: “We wish to make wholesalers, vets and pet owners aware the VMD has been notified that Norbrook Laboratories has issued a recall for its anti-inflammatory product Loxicom 1.5mg/ml oral suspension for dogs – authorisation number EU/2/08/090/003.”

Batch number

The batch number is 6231-90D. The product is marketed in a 10ml pack and has an expiry date of December 2017. The 1ml syringe in the pack has “lbs” printed as the unit of measure instead of kg.

This error could lead to an incorrect dose being administered to dogs.

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