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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
February 24, 1999

PRODUCT
Periactin Syrup (Cyproheptadine HCL), USP, 2mg/5mL, in 473 mL bottles, Rx antihistamine. Recall #D-110-9.

CODE
Lot #A0296 EXP 5/99.

MANUFACTURER
Merck & Company, Inc., West Point, Pennsylvania.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter sent on November 5, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY

9,984 bottles were distributed.

REASON
Product failed pH specification (stability).

 

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.