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November 21, 2000

Danbury Pharmacal Recalls Hydrochloride Capsules

Humacao, Puerto Rico (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Danbury Pharmacal of Puerto Rico, Inc. is recalling certain Nortriptyline Hydrochloride Capsules because of dissolution failure (stability).

This is the first public notice of this Class III issued by FDA.

Nortriptyline Hydrochloride Capsules, USP 25 mg, in 500-count bottles, Rx. NDC #0364-2509-02.

Recall #D-017-1.

Lot #P9E0175 EXP 5/01.

Danbury Pharmacal of Puerto Rico, Inc., Subsidiary of Schein Pharmaceutical, Inc., Humacao, Puerto Rico.

Manufacturer, by priority mail on September 12, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.


6,756 bottles were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers November 21, 2000.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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