Palexia SR 100 mg Tapentadol sustained release tablets

The college has been informed that there is a batch of sustained release oral Tapentadol (Palexia 100mg SR) packaging which may be incorrectly printed or missing key information on the blister packs. The batch number is 985P01. The college advises those prescribing Palexia 100mg SR tablets to be aware of the possibility of defective packaging and to advise their patients and team members as appropriate. The company is working with the TGA to rectify the issue.
For further information, please see the TGA Safety alert
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