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December 28, 1999

Purdue Frederick Co. Recalls Trilisate Tablets

Norwalk, CT (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that The Purdue Frederick Co. is recalling Trilisate Tablets, made by P.F. Laboratories because the product was found to be subpotent (choline content).

This Class III recall was initiated by the company by telephone between April 30, 1999, and May 7, 1999, and by letter during the week of May 3, 1999.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.  The FDA considers this recall to be complete.

The Trilisate Tablets (Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate), 750 mg, 500 count bottles, is a prescription non-sterodial anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-pyretic preparation. (NDC #0034-0505-50).  The recalled product bears LOT # 71G1 EXP 3/01.  Over 790 bottles were distributed nationwide.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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