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April 4, 2002

Watson Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Necon 1/50-28 Tablets

Corona, CA (SafetyAlerts) - Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has recalled Necon 1/50-28 Tablets because it is subpotent for mestranol component (stability).

PRODUCT
Necon 1/50-28 Tablets (Norethindrone 1.0 mg and Mestranol 0.05 mg. Recall # D-217-2.
Cartons of six (6) tablet dispensers, twenty eight (28) tablets each. Each light blue tablet (21) contains noethindrone 1 mg and mestranol 50 mcg. Each white tablet contains inert ingredients.

CODE
Lot & Exp. Amnt Dist. No. Cust.
(ctns)
51001X99 12/2002 6936 78
51001B00 3/2003 6501 88
51001D00 4/2003 7176 85
51002D00 4/2003 7231 58

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Corona, CA, by letter on February 27, 2002. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Subpotent for mestranol component (stability).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
27,844.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Puerto Rico
.

 
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