- Prescribing Advice for GPs - https://www.prescriber.org.uk -

Ingenol mebutate recalled

The manufacturer of ingenol mebutate (Picato®) has recalled all unexpired stock from wholesalers and pharmacies while investigations are ongoing into the concerns of the possible risk of skin malignancy.

Healthcare professionals are advised to:

Action: Clinicians should be aware of this recall and investigation. Alternatives will need to be issued during the remainder of the investigation.