|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
May 20, 1998
Armour Thyroid Tablets (Thyroid tablets, USP), 1 grain (60 mg), in 50,000 tablet
drums, Rx for use as a replacement or supplemental therapy in patients with
hypothyroidism. NDC #0456-0459-69.
Lot #19813 EXP 10/98.
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio.
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., subsidiary of Forest Laboratories, Inc., St. Louis,
Missouri, by letter on April 16, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Rhode Island, Arkansas, Wisconsin.
8-50,000 drums were distributed.
Tablets were found out of specification for weight and thickness.