Recall of three batches of Nutriflex Omega Special Emulsion for Infusion (with photo)
The Department of Health (DH) today (October 31) endorsed a licensed medicine wholesaler, B. Braun Medical (HK) Ltd, to recall three batches of Nutriflex Omega Special Emulsion for Infusion (Hong Kong Registration Number: HK-60999) from the market due to a potential quality issue.
The affected products are listed below:
The above product, mainly containing fatty acids, amino acids, electrolytes and glucose, is a parenteral nutrition preparation for nutrient supplement when oral or enteral nutrition is not feasible. According to B. Braun, the affected batches have been supplied to the Hospital Authority and private hospitals.
B. Braun has set up a hotline (2277 6100) to answer related enquiries.
So far, the DH has not received any adverse reaction report in connection with the product. The DH will closely monitor the recall.
Patients who require use of the above product should seek advice from their healthcare professionals for appropriate arrangements. There are alternative medicines available on the market with similar indications.
Reposted from HKSAR Government webpage: