Some iron supplement bottles actually contain Meclizine, a drug used mainly to treat nausea and dizziness caused by motion sickness. The recall involves one lot of the Rugby Natural Iron Ferrous Sulfate 325 Mg with a lot number of 12G468 and an expiration date of 07/14.
The recall notice says that taking Meclizine HCl 25 mg as Ferrous Sulfate 325 mg may cause serious side effects to people who consume alcohol or other sedatives, those with a pre-existing central nervous system disorder, people with impaired kidney or liver function, the elderly, nursing infants of mothers who received the drug and newborns of mothers who received the drug immediately before childbirth.
If you have the lot of iron supplements affected by the recall, don't take the pills. Contact Advance Pharmaceutical with questions at 631-981-4600, Ext.300, Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.