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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
April 7, 1999

Medisca Inc. Recalls Liothyronine Sodium

PRODUCT
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.

CODE
Lot #55007 EXP 06/00.

MANUFACTURER
Topchem S.R.L., Milano, Italy (bulk drug supplier).

RECALLED BY
Medisca, Inc., Plattsburgh, New York, by letter dated January 28, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
192.5 grams were distributed.

REASON
Mislabeling - The product is Levothyroxine Sodium, not Liothyronine Sodium as labeled.

 

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