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October 4, 2000

Suprax Tablets Recalled

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

Carmel, IN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Pharmaceutical Corporation of America is recalling certain Suprax Tablets because of a label mix-up.  The Suprax Tablets bore a bar code for Cefadroxil.

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

PRODUCT
Suprax Tablets, 400 mg, Rx, used to treat bacterial infections. NDC #51655-794-47.

Recall #D-472-0.

CODE
Lot #S078RB EXP 1/31/00.

MANUFACTURER
Pharmaceutical Corporation of America, Carmel, Indiana.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by telephone on May 11, 2000. 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.

DISTRIBUTION
Wyoming.

QUANTITY
56 bottles were distributed.

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

 
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