Health Canada is warning consumers not to use Sandoz Prednisolone 1% USP ophthalmic suspension eye drops because of the possibility that the bottles may mistakenly contain another product, Blue Collyrium, raising potentially serious health risks.
At this time, a recall of the affected lot has been initiated by Sandoz Canada Incorporated. The product was distributed across Canada to wholesalers, pharmacists and hospitals. Although this product is not indicated for veterinary use, it has also been distributed to veterinary wholesalers.
The lot number of the product that has been found to contain Blue Collyrium is 128832, with an expiration date of 2007-10. This lot number can be found on the bottle.