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January 17, 2002

Forest Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Levothroid Tablets

St. Louis, MO  (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has recalled Levothroid Tablets, Forest Brand (levothyroxine sodium tablets, USP), 25 mcg., packaged in 100-tablet bottles, NDC #0456-0320-01, Rx only.

PRODUCT
Levothroid Tablets, Forest Brand (levothyroxine sodium tablets, USP), 25 mcg., packaged in 100-tablet bottles, NDC #0456-0320-01, Rx only. Recall # D-083-2.

CODE
Lot #120011, Exp. 12/02
Lot #120013, Exp. 12/02

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., St. Louis, MO, by letter dated 11/16/01.

Manufacturer: Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cincinnati, OH. FDA initiated recall ongoing.

REASON
Subpotent- prior to labeled expiration date

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Lot 120011 - 14,447/100-tab. btls;
Lot 120013 - 14,607/100-tab. btls

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
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