Baxter Issues Heparin Recall

Baxter’s blood thinner Heparin is being recalled due to scores of allergic reactions and one possible death linked to the popular blood thinning drug. The recall affects thousands of doses and the company has stated that nine lots of Heparin are affected by the recall. The units in question are called “1,000 units/mL 10mL and 30mL multi-dose vials. Heparin is primarily used as an anti-coagulant. Symptoms of the allergic reaction include: nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fainting, throat swelling and low blood pressure.