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February 23, 2000

Pharmacia & Upjohn Recall Solu-Medrol and Solu-Cortef Products

Kalamazoo, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Pharmacia & Upjohn is recalling certain Solu-Medrol and Solu-Cortef products because of a lack of assurance of sterility.

The recalled Solu-Medrol Methylprednisolone sodium succinate for injection, USP, comes in 500 mg, single dose vials with 4 mL, sterile powder (NDC0009-0765-02)  and has the Lot numbers of 02DAF and 23DAM EXP 3/31/01.

The recalled Solu- Cortef Hydrocortisone sodium succinate for injection, USP, comes in 100 mg, single dose vials with 2mL sterile powder. NDC0009-0900-20 has the Lot number of 29DAM EXP 3/31/04, NDC0009-0900-13 has the lot number of 48DCU EXP 6/30/04 and NDC0009-0912-05 has the Lot numbers of 51DCU and 52DCU EXP 6/30/04.

The recalled Solu-Cortef Hydrocortisone sodium succinate for injection, USP, with the 500 mg, single dose vials with 4 mL, sterile powder (NDC0009-0912-05)  and has the Lot numbers of 51DCU and 52DCU EXP 6/30/04.

According to FDA, about 261,000 vials were distributed nationwide as well as in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Colombia and Japan.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by Pharmacia & Upjohn, by letter dated January 27, 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-216/218

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers February 23, 2000.

 
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