Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

This recall for Daytrana (methylphenidate) transdermal system patch was issued at a warehouse and pharmacy level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have been dispensed to patients does not pose a significant health risk. All Daytrana patches can continue to be used by patients. However, patches with a release liner that cannot be removed or patches that are damaged while being opened should not be used.

If you or your child uses Daytrana (methylphenidate) transdermal system patch, 20 mg (2.2 mg/hr) and 30 mg (3.3 mg/hr) and you are having trouble opening or applying the patches, you should speak to your pharmacist. If you have any other concerns about your medicine, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc Recalls Several Lots of Daytrana (methylphenidate) Patch, 20 mg and 30 mg

Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc has recalled several lots of Daytrana (methylphenidate) transdermal system patch, 20 mg (2.2 mg/hr) and 30 (3.3 mg/hr). The following lot numbers have been recalled because the release liner backing may be difficult to remove from the patches or the patches may not stay in contact with the skin for the right amount of time: Daytrana (methylphenidate) transdermal system patch, 20 mg (2.2 mg/hr): Lot numbers 47313, 47937, and 47955

Daytrana (methylphenidate) transdermal system patch, 30 mg (3.3 mg/hr): Lot numbers 50890 and 50894

Daytrana contains the active ingredient methylphenidate and is commonly used in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of Daytrana (methylphenidate) transdermal system patch, 20 mg (2.2 mg/hr) and 30 mg (3.3 mg/hr). No other methylphenidate products were involved in this recall.

To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: more information here

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2012-03-19
Last Updated: 2012-03-19

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