MedStream Programmable Infusion Pump and Refill Kits by Codman and Shurtleff: Class 1 Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #89, November 2013

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

FDA and Codman & Shurtleff, Inc. notified healthcare professionals of the class 1 recall of MedStream Programmable Pump and MedStream Refill Kit due to air in the pump reservoir which may release a higher dosage of drug than expected, leading to drug overdose. This product may cause serious adverse health consequences, including low blood pressure (hypotension), an abnormally slow heart rate (bradycardia), loss of consciousness, and/or death.

Additional Information:

MedStream Programmable Infusion Pump and Refill Kits by Codman and Shurtleff: Class 1 Recall. FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. October 23, 2013.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm371988.htm


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