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September 20, 2000

Cephradine Capsules Recalled by Teva Pharmaceuticals

Fairfield, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Teva Pharmaceuticals USA is recalling its Cephradine Capsules, USP, 500 mg, in 100-count bottles because of subpotency.

This is the first public notice of this Class II recall issued by FDA.

Cephradine Capsules, USP, 500 mg, in 100-count bottles, Rx indicated in the treatment of respiratory tract infections, otitis media, skin and skin-structure infections, and urinary tract infections. NDC #0093-3155-01.

Recall #D-460-0.

Lot Numbers 57450 EXP 9/00 and 57988 EXP 6/01.

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Fairfield, New Jersey.

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Sellersville, Pennsylvania, by letter on August 30, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.


10,244 units of lot 057450 and 1,755 units of lot 057988 were distributed; firm estimated that 5 percent of product remained on market at time of recall initiation.

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