|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
April 15, 1998
Estraderm (Estradiol Transdermal System), 0.1
mg/day, one patch per pouch (8 mg Estradiol USP)
with 8 pouches per carton sold in boxes of 6, a
patch system therapy for estrogen replacement in
post menopausal women.
Lot #1F210345 EXP 11/98.
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (formerly
Ciba-Geigy), Suffern, New York.
Manufacturer, by letters by fax on March 19, 1998.
Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Nationwide and Puerto Rico.
26,012 packers (each packer contain 6 cartons of 8
systems/individual units) were distributed.
Content uniformity failure - Superpotent.