July 10, 2019 — Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has issued multiple recalls for several different types of eye drops sold at Walmart and Walgreens due to a risk of infection.
The eye drops were recalled because they may not be sterile. Consumers who use the eye drops are at risk of severe infections.
Walmart’s recall involves the following over-the-counter eye drop products:
- Equate Restore Tears Lubricant Eye Drops
- Equate Eye Allergy Relief Drops
- Equate Sterile Lubricant Stye Ointment
- Equate Comfort Gel Lubricant Eye Gel
- Equate Restore PM Nighttime Lubricant
- Equate Night & Day Restore Tears Lubricant
- Equate Support Advanced
- Equate Support Advanced Lubricating Eye Drops
- Equate Support Advanced Lubricant Gel
- Equate Support Moisture Lubricant Eye Drops
- Support Harmony Lubricant Eye Drops
Perrigo Company also recalled several eye drop products sold at Walgreens, such as:
- Lubricant Eye Ointment PF
- Puralube Ophthalmic Ointment
- Neo-Poly Dex
- Neo-Polycin HC
- Bacitracin Ophthalmic Ointment
Altaire warned about the risk of “serious and potentially life-threatening infections or death” to consumers who use the recalled eye drops.
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