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August 8, 2000

Estratab Tablets Recalled

Marietta, GA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is conducting a recall of Estratab because the tablets did not meet friability specification.

Estratab(r) (Esterified Estrogens Tablets, USP), 2.5 mg, in bottles of 100, Rx intended for hormone replacement.

Recall #D-444-0.  Class III

Lot #90654 exp 6/01.

Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Baudette, Minnesota.

Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Marietta, Georgia, by letter on June 26, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.


2,282 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 August 8, 2000.

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