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Watson Fentanyl Patch Problems Lead to Equipment Adjustments

Following a fentanyl patch recall issued in early August due to manufacturing defects that could allow medication to leak directly onto the skin and potentially cause a fatal overdose, Watson Pharmaceuticals recently indicated that they have discovered and fixed equipment problems responsible for the defective patches.…

Watson Pain Patch Recall: Risk of Fatal Fentanyl Overdose from Leaks

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A fentanyl patch recall has been issued by Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for one lot of their generic 100 mcg/hr pain patches, as manufacturing problems could cause the patches to leak the powerful fentanyl gel contained inside, potentially causing an overdose, respiratory depression or death.…

Watson Fentanyl Patch Recall

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Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has issued a recall for one lot of its generic 75 mcg/hr Fentanyl Transdermal System patches after they discovered some of the patches leak Fentanyl gel, which could cause a life-threatening fentanyl overdose if the gel comes in direct contact with the skin.…

Fentanyl Patch Lawsuits

The Duragesic and generic fentanyl pain patches have been linked to hundreds of cases of overdose and death. Poor design, manufacturing defects, inadequate warnings and poor quality controls could result in excessive amounts of fentanyl entering the body.…

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