If you use a 25 mcg/hour fentanyl patch, you’ll want to check to see if it’s on this Actavis recall:

Actavis identified one lot of 25 mcg/hour Fentanyl patch (Control/Lot # 30349) shipped to market that contained one patch that released its active ingredient faster than the approved specification in laboratory testing. An accelerated release

I just generically refer to “Mylan” when I mean any one of several Mylan companies.  The best information I’ve seen so far about which Mylan is which comes from their own in-house litigation counsel, Brian Cutherbertson.  He filed a three page affidavit on August 13th of 2009 in the case of Boles v. Mylan.  In

Watson makes a generic version of the Duragesic fentanyl patch using the reservoir design.  Like Alza, the company that makes Duragesic, Watson has had recalls due to defective patches.

Watson Recalibrates Equipment After Fentanyl Patch Recall

Watson Pharmaceuticals has adjusted calibration for a machine that manufactures its fentanyl transdermal patches after a small number of

At my new blog, www.findtherightduragesicfentanylpatchlawyer.com, I’ve posted a variety of documents from Duragesic lawsuits.  These lawsuits pertain only to the brand name Duragesic patch, or the Sandoz/Actavis generic patch, as it is made in the same factory.

A reader brought to my attention that all of Mylan's fentanyl patches are made in Vermont, not West Virginia.  Therefore, no matter if the allegations that West Virginia employees bypassed safety mechanisms are true, that could in no way have any bearing on the safety of the Mylan fentanyl patch.

Hopefully, no similar conduct occurred