May 31, 2000Pharmacia & Upjohn Recalls
Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate for Injection
MI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Pharmacia & Upjohn is conducting a
recall of certain Solu-Medrol Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate for Injection, USP, 125
mg, Act-O-Vial(r) single dose vial, 2mL, Rx sterile powder, because of the lack of
assurance of sterility.
According to FDA, 5,252 cartons were
distributed Nationwide and has the lot number of 50DHD EXP 7/31/02.
This ongoing Class II recall
was initiated by the company, by letter dated February 21, 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-379-0
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