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March 8, 2000

Vintage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Recalls Levothyroxine Sodium

Charlotte, NC (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Vintage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is recalling certain Levothyroxine Sodium, USP, 25 mcg (0.025 mg) tablets, in 100 and 1,000 unit bottles because of subpotency prior to labeled expiration date.

According to the FDA, over 6,013 1000-tablet bottles and 6,455 100-tablet bottles were distributed in Alabama.

The recalled prescription, used as a replacement or supplemental therapy in patients with hypothyroidism and as a pituitary TSH suppressant in the treatment or prevention of various types of euthyroid goiters bears the Lot Numbers: 024107C, 113038A, 113038D, 071128A, 071128B, 071128C or 071128D.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by Vintage Pharmaceuticals, Inc., by letter dated August 3, 1999.  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-222-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 8, 2000.

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