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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 7, 1999

American Health Packaging Recalls Levothroid Tablets

Columbus, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that AmeriSource Health Services Corporation, doing business as American Health Packaging is recalling Levothroid Tablets because of subpotency (stability).

PRODUCT
Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium tablets USP), 50 mcg, packed in 100 tablet bottles, Rx indicated as replacement therapy for diminished thyroid function resulting in hypothyroidism. NDC #00456-0321-01.

Recall #D-277-9.

CODE
Lot #10436.

MANUFACTURER
Forest Pharmaceuticals, St. Louis, Missouri.

RECALLED BY
AmeriSource Health Services Corporation, doing business as American Health Packaging, Columbus, Ohio, by letter mailed on April 14, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Ohio, Minnesota, Kentucky, Indiana, Florida, New Jersey, Alabama, Maine, Virginia, Georgia, Oregon, Connecticut California, North Carolina.

QUANTITY
500 bottles were distributed.

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.