|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
May 20, 1998
Levothroid Tablets (Levothyroxine sodium, USP), 50 mcg, hospital unit dose blister
strips, 10 tablets per strip, 10 strips per carton, Rx, for use as replacement or
substitution therapy for diminished or absent thyroid function.
Lot #69635 EXP 7/98.
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio.
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., subsidiary of Forest Laboratories, Inc., St. Louis,
Missouri, by letters dated April 22 and 29, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
6,826 boxes were distributed.
Subpotent (stability 18 month interval).