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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
February 18, 1998

PRODUCT
Levothroid Tablets (Levothyroxine Sodium
Tablets, USP), 75 mcg, in 100 count bottles,
Rx, for replacement or substitution therapy
for diminished or absent thyroid function.
NDC #0456-0322-01.

Recall #D-066-8.

CODE

Lot #99618.

MANUFACTURER

Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cincinnati,
Ohio.

RECALLED BY

Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., subsidiary of
Forest Laboratories, Inc., St. Louis,
Missouri, by letter dated January 16, 1998.
Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION

Nationwide.

QUANTITY

12,382 bottles were distributed.

REASON

Low tablet weights (subpotent).

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.