Tixylix (Various)

Recall Date

December 13, 2013

Class of Recall


Pack Size

100ml & 150ml

Batch Number(s)

Various – See below


Novartis Consumer Health UK

Reason of Recall

Novartis Consumer Health UK Ltd have been alerted to a potential manufacturing fault with the tamper seal on some Tixylix® liquid medicines which might result in small pieces of plastic being found in the medicine. This potential defect only affects specific batches of Tixylix manufactured from October 2012 onwards and as a precautionary measure these batches are being recalled to patient level. http://www.mhra.gov.uk/Publications/Safetywarnings/DrugAlerts/CON355472


Pharmacists and retailers are asked to quarantine all unexpired stock of the product.
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