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May 31, 2000

Aventis Recalls Allegra-D Due to Mislabling

Kansas City, MS (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Aventis Pharmaceuticals is conducting a recall of Allegra-D Extended-Release Tablets, (Fexofenadine HCL 60 mg and Pseudoephedrine HCL 120 mg), in 100 tablet bottles, Rx. DC #0088-1090-47 - because the expiration date incorrectly declared (June 2001 instead May 2001).

The product is coded with the Lot Numbers: #1017145 EXP 6/01.

FDA stated in its report that 12,556 bottles were distributed nationwide.  FDA indicated in its report that the company had completed all requirements for the recall.

This Class III recall was initiated by the company, by letter dated January 18, 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-386-0

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

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