ALERT - Potential Overdose With Prefilled Carpuject Cartridges
The FDA is alerting healthcare providers of a potential safety risk in some Carpuject
pre-filled cartridges manufactured by Hospira, Inc. The pre-filled cartridges may
be overfilled by at least twice the expected amount, resulting in potential overdose.
FDA is advising healthcare providers to follow the instructions provided with the
medication and visually inspect and confirm that the Carpuject pre-filled cartridge
contains the labeled fill volume before dispensing and again before administering
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