|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
September 16, 1998
Maxalt Tablets (Rizatriptan Benzoate), 10 mg, in complimentary (physician) sample
cartons, Rx. Recall #D-238-8.
Lot #H0602 EXP 3/00.
Merck Manufacturing Division, Division of Merck & Company, West Point, Pennsylvania.
Manufacturer, by letter on August 3, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
7,256 units were distributed.
Mislabeling - Some cartons contain individual foil packages which are printed with the
incorrect product strength 5 mg while the tablets are actually 10 mg.