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May 31, 2000

Pharmacia & Upjohn Recalls Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate for Injection

Kalamazoo, 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

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers May 31, 2000.

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