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September 14, 1999

Qualitest brand Q-V Tussin Recalled

Huntsville, AL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Vintage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is recalling Qualitest brand Q-V Tussin, Antitussive/ Decongestant/ Antihistamine Syrup because of subpotency (stability) for the chlorpheniramine maleate ingredient.

PRODUCT
Qualitest brand Q-V Tussin, Antitussive/ Decongestant/ Antihistamine Syrup, (Hydrocodone Bitartrate 2.5mg/ Pseudoephedrine HCL 30mg/ Chlorpheniramine Maleate 2 mg), Rx in 1 pint (473 mL) bottles. NDC #0603-1609-58.

Recall #D-418-9.  Class III

CODE
LOT #006H7A EXP 8/99.

MANUFACTURER
Vintage Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Huntsville, Alabama.

RECALLED BY
Vintage Pharmaceuticals requested Qualitest (sole distributor) to recall from their wholesale and direct accounts. Qualitest mailed letter dated May 26, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
7,748 bottles were distributed.

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