Recall issued for some EpiPen products

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On Friday, the drugmaker said it was expanding the voluntary recall to 13 lots distributed in the US and said additional markets in.

They say there haven't been any confirmed cases involving lots of the injectors distributed in Canada.

A life-saving device is now being recalled because it may not work.

It says EpiPens distributed between January and March of past year and EpiPen Juniors from November 2015 to February 2016 were affected. EpiPens are used to counteract severe allergic reactions.

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The problems could be potentially life-threatening, although Mylan described the incidence of the defects as 'extremely rare'. The recalled product was manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies and distributed by Mylan Specialty, according to the FDA's press release dated March 31, 2017.

UPI reported that the recalled EpiPen (0.3 mg) and EpiPen Jr. Mylan responded by initiating sales of a so-called authorized generic for $300, but now faces increased competition, as well.

Pfizer said it's committed to replacing the recalled devices at no cost and has advised consumers who have them to contact its information line at 1-800-463-6001. However, the recall is being conducted in Canada out of an abundance of caution.

"There will be no additional replacement-related financial burden to [patients] as a result of this recall", Mylan said.

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