Small Puncture Found in Pulmozyme Ampuls
The defect in packaging of the companys recombinant dornase alfa product, used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis, was discovered during a quality assurance inspection. Ampuls with leaks should not be used but should be returned to the company. Instructions can be obtained by calling 800-334-0290.
Pharmacists and patients can test their Pulmozyme supplies by squeezing the ampuls. The leaks are readily identifiable, the company stated in a press release. The company adds that it does not foresee a disruption in the product supply.