|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
December 23, 1998
Requip(tm) Tablets (Ropinirole Hydrochloride), 0.25 mg, in patient starter
packages (126 tablets), Rx used for treatment of signs and symptoms of idiopathic
Parkinson's disease. NDC #489061. Recall #D-041-9.
Lot numbers: 680970 EXP 2/99 and 680990 EXP 2/99.
Smith Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, West Sussex, United Kingdom.
Smith Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by letter sent the week
of September 28, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
5,730 packages of lot 680970 and 5,695 packages of lot 680990 were distributed. Firm
estimates none remain on the market.
Degradation test data will not support labeled expiration date.