Barr recalls ADHD drugs due to risk of excess dose

08/17/2009 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Barr Laboratories has issued a recall of ADHD drugs Dextroamphetamine Saccharate, Amphetamine Aspartate and Amphetamine Sulfate because some pills were found to exceed weight specifications. Patients on the pills could get an excess dose, causing arrhythmia, stomach upset, elevated blood pressure, insomnia, diarrhea or constipation, and/or symptoms such as agitation, tics, euphoria or mania. The lot number of the recall is 311756.

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