May result in delay of treatment, life threatening health consequences that include hypoxia and hypoventilation.
May interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.
Risk of increased blood pressure and/or pulse rate.
Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), announced today it will initiate a voluntary nationwide recall to the user level for one lot of Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection, USP, 100 mg/20 mL (5 mg/mL) 20 mL Multidose Vial, NDC 0409-2267-20, Lot 36-225-DD, Expiration 12/01/2015.
Ventlab LLC. of Grand Rapids, Michigan has initiated a voluntary medical device removal of a limited number of Ventlab™ Resuscitator Bags after becoming aware of complaints regarding a sticking duckbill valve that resulted in the resuscitation bags delivering no air through the patient valve, to the patient. The valves may stick due to incomplete curing during the manufacturing process.
Drug Safety Labeling Changes, April 2014
Risk of injection site reactions and local irritation in the blood vessels, tissues and organs or delay in therapy.