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September 27, 2000

Carbamazepine Tablets Recalled

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

Carmel, IN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Pharmaceutical Corporation of America is recalling its Carbamazepine Tablets, 200 mg, Rx because of a label mix-up - A portion of the lot was labeled as tetracycline 500 mg.

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

Carbamazepine Tablets, 200 mg, Rx. NDC #51655-428-26.

Recall #D-470-0.

Lot #S302QJ EXP 10/31/01.

Pharmaceutical Corporation of America, Carmel, Indiana.

Repacker, by notifying the V.A. to return the goods on November 24, 1999. Firm-initiated recall **complete.

**Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.


4,532 bottles were distributed; firm estimates none remains on the market.

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

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