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September 30, 2000

Medicine Shoppe Recalls Urokinase

Kingsport, TN (SafetyAlerts) - The Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, (a division of FDA), has advised that Medicine Shoppe, a Kingsport, Tenn. firm is recalling all lots of Urokinase that have not exceeded the use by date. The recall was initiated because the product has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and therefore there is no assurance that the product is safe and effective for its intended use. The drug was also manufactured under conditions which are not in compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices which could increase the risk of transmitting infectious agents.

LOT NUMBERS / USE BY DATES:

00I0701 3/7/2001

00I0401 3/4/2001
00I0101 3/1/2001
00H2101 2/21/2001
00H1401 2/14/2001
00H0701 8/7/2001
00G3101 1/31/2001

00G2401 1/24/2001
00G1701 1/17/2001
00G1001 1/10/2001

00F2901 12/29/2001
00F2601 12/26/2001
00F1901 12/19/2001

00E2401 11/24/2001
00E2201 11/22/2001
00E2001 11/20/2001

00E1001 11/10/2001
00E0801 11/8/2001
00D1701 10/17/2001

00D1501 10/15/2001
00D1301 10/13/2001
00D1101 10/11/2001

Medicine Shoppe
1567 N. Eastman Road
Kingsport, TN 37664.

 
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