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March 21, 2001

Trecator®-SC Sugar-Coated Tablets Recalled

Richmond, VA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories has recalled certain lots of Trecator®-SC Sugar-Coated Tablets because of dissolution failure.

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

(Rx) Trecator®-SC Sugar-Coated Tablets (Ethionamide), 250mg, 100 count.

Recall #D-145-1.

LOT NO. 3990893, Exp. 11/04.

Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Rouses Point, NY.

Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Richmond, VA., by letters dated 2/12/01. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

Nationwide and Sweden, New Zealand, and Czech Republic.

2,005 bottles.

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 SafetyAlerts subscribers March 21, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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