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.
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
LOT #006H7A EXP 8/99.
Vintage Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Huntsville, Alabama.
Vintage Pharmaceuticals requested Qualitest (sole distributor) to recall from their
wholesale and direct accounts. Qualitest mailed letter dated May 26, 1999. Firm-initiated
7,748 bottles were distributed.
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