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Buccolam pre-filled syringes: medicines defect information

7th December 2017

MHRA have highlighted reports that the translucent tip-cap of Buccolam (midazolam) oromucosal syringes (all strengths) sometimes remains on the syringe tip when the red outer cap is pulled off. The company are highlighting that the transluscent tip cap must be removed manually to enable the administration of Buccolam, and prevent it falling into the patient’s mouth upon application of extreme pressure. Health professionals, patients and carers should be advised to check that the tip cap has been removed before attempting administration.

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