We are advising people to return all packets of Nurofen Plus pain relief tablets to any pharmacy following a recall of this medicine by the licence holder Reckitt Benckiser (UK) as a precautionary measure. The medicine was recalled after reports were received that the anti-psychotic drug Seroquel XL 50mg had been found in four packets in South London. A further packet containing Neurontin 100mg, a medicine used to treat epilepsy, was found in Northern Ireland.
If you have purchased a packet please check the contents carefully and exercise caution.
If you think you may have taken a Seroquel or Neurontin tablet and have any concerns please speak to your healthcare professional.
Is my packet affected?
- Seroquel tablets are large and capsule shaped and can be identified by their gold and black packaging.
- Nurofen Plus tablets are smaller and can be identified by their silver and black packaging.
- Neurontin tablets are white capsules, printed with name of the drug and containing a white to off-white powder.