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The Mylan UK Healthcare Ltd has recalled all remaining stocks of five batches of Ancotil 2.5 g/250 ml solution for infusion as a precautionary measure.

The company’s announcement come after a product sterility non-compliance event which occurred during a recent inspection at the contract manufacturing site, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said in its update on Thursday (12).

Product details
Ancotil 2.5 g/250 ml Solution for Infusion
PL 46302/0116
MDR 092-09/20
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient: Flucytosine

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
113987 02/2021 5 26 July 2019
114626 03/2021 5 18 July 2019
114711 05/2021 5 22 November 2019
115051 05/2021 5 05 December 2019
F20CBJ 11/2021 5 23 April 2020


The healthcare professionals have been suggested to stop supplying the batches immediately and quarantine all stock and return the same to their supplier using supplier’s approved process.

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