March 1, 2000Vintage Pharmaceuticals
Recalls Q-V Tussin Elixir
Huntsville, AL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Vintage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is recalling
certain Q-V Tussin Elixir (Hydrocodone Bitartrate, Pseudoephedrine HCL and
Chlorpheniramine Maleate), in 1-pint bottles, under the Qualitest and Vintage labels,
because of lack of assurance chlorpheniramine maleate will maintain potency throughout
labeled shelf life.
According to the FDA, over 47,000
units were distributed were nationwide and bear the following codes:
NDC # 0603-1609-58, Lot # 038D8A, EXP
NDC # 0603-1609-58, Lot # 035F8A, EXP 05/00
NDC # 0254-9403-58, Lot # 035F8B, EXP 05/00
NDC # 0603-1609-58, Lot # 004G8A, EXP 06/00
NDC # 0603-1609-58, Lot # 005G8A, EXP 06/00
NDC # 0603-1609-58, Lot # 006G8A, EXP 06/00
NDC # 0603-1609-58, Lot # 034M8A, EXP 11/00
This ongoing Class III recall
was initiated by Vintage Pharmaceuticals, by letter dated January 28, 2000. This is
the first public notice issued by the FDA.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #d-220-0
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