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Cubist recalls Cubicin antibiotic

Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., the Lexington biotech company, said Thursday it is recalling four lots of its Cubicin antibiotic after glass particles were found in some vials.

Cubist said no adverse events have been reported as a result due to the “presence of particulate matter” in the vials. But if the particles were to contaminate the drug, it cold pose a safety risk to patients, the company said.

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