May 24, 2000Parke-Davis Recalls Rx Birth
Control Pills for Subpotency
However product has already
past it's expiration date
Plains, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Parke-Davis, a Division of Warner
Lambert Company., is conducting a recall of its Estrostep(r) Fe Tablets, a prescription
contraceptive. The recall is being conducted because of subpotency (at 12
The product is packaged in 28 tablet
dispensers and further identified by Lot Numbers: 44808F EXP 3/00, 44908F EXP 3/00, and
FDA stated in its report that 29,703
units were distributed and that the firm estimated a minimal amount remained on market at
time of recall initiation. The product was distributed nationwide.
This ongoing Class III recall
was initiated by the company, by UPS ground tracking service on February 22, 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-364-0
Notice of this product warning was
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subscribers May 24, 2000.
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