Overdose Threat Prompts Hospira to Recall Hydromorphone Injection

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Hospira is recalling one lot of Hydromorphone Injection (12720LL) because the cartridges may contain more product than labeled. An overdose of Hydromorphone can lead to life-threatening consequences such as low blood pressure. The recalled product is a prefilled glass cartridge with an expiration date of December 1, 2013. Anyone who has the product should stop using it immediately, return it, and order a replacement.

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