September 6, 2001
Novartis Recalls Tegretol® Tablets.
Suffern, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp.,
is recalling Tegretol® Tablets (carbamazepine), 200 mg.
This is the first public notice of
recall issued by the FDA.
RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
D-059-1 (Extension to D-059-1) Tegretol® Tablets (carbamazepine), 200 mg,
LOT NOS 232E9126?bottles of 1,000 tablets
Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp., Suffern, NY.
Novartis by letter on August 9, 2001
FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.