Dr Reddy's recalls over 13,000 bottles of hypertension drug- FDA

June 19, 2014 5:50 AM

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MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd is recalling 13,560 bottles of the high blood pressure drug metoprolol succinate in the United States after it failed a dissolution test, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.

Metoprolol succinate extended release is a cheaper generic form of AstraZeneca Plc's Toprol XL. Wockhardt Ltd also recalled 109,744 bottles of the same drug last month citing the same reason.

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