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February 12, 2002

Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Has Recalled Marinol (Dronabinol) Capsules

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
a) Marinol (Dronabinol) Capsules, 2.5 mg, bottles of 60, Rx only, Recall # D-105-2;
b) Marinol (Dronabinol) Capsules, 10 mg, bottles of 60, Rx only, Recall # D-106-2.

CODE
a) 2.5 mg. capsules, NDC #0051-0021-21
Lots 11110010A and 11110011A, both expire 10/03;
b) 10 mg. capsules, NDC #0051-0023-21
Lot 11110012A, expires 10/03.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Deerfield, IL, by fax on Jan. 15, 2002.
Manufacturer: Banner Pharmacaps, Inc. Chatsworth, CA.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Container defects - some bottles are missing their inner foam seal.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
8,240 bottles of 2.5 mg, 456 bottles of 10 mg.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
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