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Mar 28, 2011 08:55 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18

Pfizer arm recalls 500 bottles of 2 mislabelled drugs

Greenstone, the generic arm of pharmaceutical major Pfizer has voluntarily recalled two drugs on account of mislabeling reports CNBC-TV18's Ekta Batra.

Pfizer arm recalls 500 bottles of 2 mislabelled drugs

Greenstone, the generic arm of pharmaceutical major Pfizer has voluntarily recalled two drugs on account of mislabeling reports CNBC-TV18's Ekta Batra.

"Around 500 bottles of Finasteride (a drug used to treat prostatic hyperplasia, a non-cancerous prostate enlargement) have been labelled as Citalopram (an anti-depressant)," sources close to the development said.

Aurobindo Pharma supplies these formulations to Pfizer. However, the source of the lapse is yet unknown

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