|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
December 2, 1998
Miochol E Intraocular Solution 1:100 with electrolyte diluent (Acetylcholine
Chloride), in 20 mg/2mL vials, used to obtain miosis of the iris in seconds after delivery
of the lens in cataract surgery, in penetrating keratoplasty, iridectomy and other
anterior segment surgery where rapid miosis may be required. NDC #58768-773-52. Recall
Lot #V2333 EXP 4/99.
OMJ Pharmaceuticals, San German, Puerto Rico (manufacturer of the finished drug product
and an approved testing facility).
CIBA Ophthalmics (CVO), Duluth, Georgia, by letter dated September 23, 1998, followed by
telephone. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.