Cubist recalls antibiotic over possible glass

August 6, 2014 9:04 PM

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NEW YORK — Cubist Pharmaceuticals said Wednesday it is recalling 101 production lots of its antibiotic Cubicin because vials of the drug could contain glass particles.

Cubist said vials of the drug may contain "particulate matter" because of a manufacturing problem that affected one of its suppliers. The company said many of the vials have already been used and it has not received any reports about glass being discovered in the vials. It does not expect a shortage...

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