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September 14, 1999

Compazine Spansule (Prochlorperazine Maleate) Recalled by SmithKline Beecham

Philadelphia, PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that SmithKline Beecham is recalling Compazine Spansule because of release rate failure.

PRODUCT
Compazine Spansule (prochlorperazine Maleate), Rx, used to control severe nausea and vomiting:
a) 10 mg, in botles of 50 capsules. NDC #0007-3344-15;
b) 15 mg bottles of 50 capsules and 4 capsule unit boxes.NDC #0007-3346-15 and 0007-3346-67.

Recall #D-406/407-9.  Class II

CODE
All lots on the market.

MANUFACTURER
SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on July 30, 1999, and by telephone on July 28, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
Firm estimated that 60,000 bottles of 50 capsules and 80,000 boxes of 4 capsules remained on market at time of recall initiation.

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