|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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July 22, 1998PRODUCT
Levothroid Tablets (Levothyroxine Sodium Tablets, USP), 50 mcg, packaged in
hospital unit dose blister strips of 10 tablets per strip and 10 strips per box, Rx, for
use as replacement or substitution therapy for diminished or absent thyroid function.
Lot #9962 EXP 9/98.
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio.
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., subsidiary of Forest Laboratories, Inc., St. Louis,
Missouri, by letter dated June 5, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
2,081 boxes (10 tablets x 10 strips) were distributed.
Subpotent at 18 month assay.