Recalled Infant Ibuprofen

Tris Pharma, Inc. is recalling several lots of infants' liquid ibuprofen sold at CVS, Walmart and Family Dollar stores. 

(Meredith) -- Tris Pharma, Inc. is recalling three lots of infants' liquid ibuprofen sold at several national retailers because the medicine may contain a higher concentration of ibuprofen than advertised.

The New Jersey-based drug company said there is a "remote possibility'' that the increased amount of ibuprofen could lead to permanent kidney injuries in infants. Other adverse effects could include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea, along with tinnitus, headaches or possible stomach bleeding.  

CVS Pharmacy, Family Dollar and Walmart stores across the country sold the affected products, which are listed below: 

  • Equate: Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension  
    • 50 mg per 1.25 mL, 0.5 oz. bottle
    • Lot numbers: 00717009A, 00717015A, 00717024A
    • Expiration dates: 02/19, 04/19, 08/19
    • NDC (National Drug Code): 49035-125-23
    • Sold at Walmart
  • CVS Health: Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension 
    • 50 mg per 1.25 mL, 0.5 oz. bottle
    • Lot number: 00717024A
    • Expiration date: 08/19
    • NDC (National Drug Code): 59779-925-23
    • Sold at CVS 
  • Family Wellness: Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension
    • 50 mg per 1.25 mL, 0.5 oz. bottle
    • Lot number: 00717024A
    • Expiration dates: 08/19
    • NDC (National Drug Code): 55319-250-23
    • Sold at Family Dollar

Anyone with questions can contact Tris Customer Service at 732-940-0358 (Monday through Friday, 8:00am ET- 5:00pm PT) or send an email to  

Consumers should also contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

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