One lot of Ibalgin Junior recalled

If you have a 100ml bottle of children's Ibalgin Junior in your medicine cabinet, check the bottle. Sanofi-aventis, which manufactures the children's fever reducer and pain reliever, issued a voluntary recall.

State Institute For Drug Control informed about the recall in a press release Friday. It estimates 1,660 units of the ibuprofen based over-the-counter drug is affected by the recall.

The French multinational pharmaceutical company issued a voluntary recall deeming the lot potentially harmful as it might be contaminated by a foreign substance.

So far, there have been no reports of anyone experiencing difficulties according to the manufacturer.

The recall affects one lot, 8K0151, which was distributed to retailers, wholesalers, and distributors across the country. The expiration date of the recalled medicine is July 2020, and the SÚKL code is 0229521.

Consumers should discontinue use of the medication and have the option to exchange or return it at the place of purchase or any pharmacy before 31st January 2019. All returns with proof of purchase will be compensated by a refund of the original price. Otherwise, the average market price of the product will be paid out to the customer.