Recall for Over-the-Counter Eye Drop Brands Sold at Walmart, Walgreens

Rebekah Sager
July 08, 2019 - 7:11 am

Eye drops sold over the counter at Walmart and Walgreens have been recalled by the pharmaceuticals company Altaire. 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the products may not be sterile. 

The brand is Equate, and it includes eye drops, treatments for allergy relief, gel drops, and solutions all manufactured and sold at Walmart. 

The company also recalled several Perrigo prescription medicines listed on the FDA website

Customers with questions regarding this recall can contact Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc., by calling 1-800-258-2471, or e-mailing Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. Customers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

Complete and submit the report Online

Regular Mail or Fax: Download form or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178