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July 18, 2000

Vicoprofen Tablets Tablets Recalled by Knoll Pharmaceutical Company

Mt. Olive, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Knoll Pharmaceutical Company is conducting a recall of certain Vicoprofen(r) Tablets because some bottles have partially illegible lot numbers and/or expiration dates.

PRODUCT
Vicoprofen(r) Tablets (hydrocodone bitartrate 7.5 mg and ibuprofen 200 mg), in 500-count bottles, Rx.

NDC #0044-723-03. Recall #D-428-0.  Class III

CODE
Lot #0000060685 EXP 10/01.

MANUFACTURER
Knoll Pharmaceutical Company, Whippahy, New Jersey.

RECALLED BY
Knoll Pharmaceutical Company, Mt. Olive, New Jersey, by letter on April 28, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
3,475 bottles were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers July 18, 2000.

 
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