August 23, 2001Nutrapin AQ Recalled
NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Mediq is recalling two lots of Nutrapin
AQ because the drug is counterfeit.
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
recall issued by the FDA.
RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND
D-280-1, Nutrapin AQ [somatropin (rDNA origin) injection] 5mg/ml (2ml/vial), 10
mg per vial.
CODE: Lot L9504A3 Exp. Dec 2001, Lot
L9504A2 Exp. Apr 2002
Mediq, Pennsauken, NJ, by phone on 5/25/2001
FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
CA and GA
195 cases x 6 unit vials per carton = 1170 unit vials
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.