The anxiety medication Alprazolam, also known as Xanax, is being recalled by Mylan Pharmaceuticals (MYL) because it may contain foreign materials. Alprazolam is used for the management of anxiety and panic disorders.

The recall affects one lot of the drug that is packaged in 500 count bottles in a 0.5 mg dosage. The affected medication was distributed in the U.S. from July 2019 to August 2019. The NDC number on the bottle is 0378-4003-05, and the lot number is 8082708. Expiration date is September 2020.

Labels of the recalled medication can be viewed here.

Consumers that have been prescribed the recalled medication should contact Stericycle at 1-888-843-0255 for a documentation packet to return the drug. Questions about the recall can be directed to Mylan Customer Relations by calling 1-800-796-9526, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET or by email at customer.service@mylan.com.

Consumers that have experienced problems from the recalled medication should contact their healthcare provider.

The company has not received any reports of adverse reactions due to the recalled medication. According to Mylan, “impact from the foreign material is expected to be rare but remote risk of infection cannot be ruled out.”

Shares of Mylan stock were up 0.48 percent as of 9:31 a.m. ET on Monday.

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