|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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April 7, 1999Medisca Inc. Recalls Liothyronine Sodium
Liothyronine Sodium, USP, bulk powder, sold in 500 mg, 1 gram, and 5 gram units, Rx for
the treatment of hypothyroidism. NDC numbers: 38779-0031-0 (500 mg), 38779-0031-6 (1 g),
38779-0031-3 (5 g). Recall #D-157-9.
Lot #55007 EXP 06/00.
Topchem S.R.L., Milano, Italy (bulk drug supplier).
Medisca, Inc., Plattsburgh, New York, by letter dated January 28, 1999. Firm-initiated
192.5 grams were distributed.
Mislabeling - The product is Levothyroxine Sodium, not Liothyronine Sodium as labeled.