Baxter International indicated that Nitroglycerin which can be found in 5% of Dextrose may become potentially harmful to consumers. The recall affects one lot of the product, which was distributed in Columbia, Saudi Arabia and the United States. The medicine was distributed between January and October of 2013. According to the recall, the medicine may contain particulate matter.
Although the Nitroglycerin has not been reported as being harmful to consumers, the particulate matter can create additional health problems for patient. The dangerous substance can cause blood vessel obstruction and swelling.