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February 21, 2002

Pharmacia Corporation Contraceptive Injections Recall Update

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

PRODUCT
a) Lunelle Monthly Contraceptive Injection
(medroxyprogesterone acetate and estradiol cypionate
injectable suspension), 25 mg/5mg., 0.5 ml vial and 0.5 mL vial as physician sample, Recall # D-193-2;
b) Depo-Provera Contraceptive Injection (medroxyprogesterone acetate injectable suspension) 150 mg/ml, 1 ml. vials, For Export. Recall # D-194-2s 9243162 and 9245086.

CODE
a) Lot 65HHX; exp. 10/2003
Lot 76HHH; exp. 10/2003;
b) Lots 49HHC, 50HHC and 71HHH; exp. 10/2005.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Pharmacia Corporation, Kalamazoo, MI, by letters on Feb. 5, 2002.
Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Lack of assurance of sterility .

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Approx. 400,000 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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