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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
January 20, 1999

PRODUCT
Forest Thyrolar 2 Tablets (liotrix tablets, USP) levothyroxine 100 mcg/Liothyronine 25 mg, in 100 tablets, Rx used as a synthetic thyroid replacement therapy. NDC #0456-0055-01. Recall #D-093-9.

CODE
Lot numbers: 29825 EXP 2/00, 29826 EXP 2/00.

MANUFACTURER
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio.

RECALLED BY
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, by letter on December 2, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
8,092 bottles were distributed.

REASON
Some tablets bear the incorrect imprint of "A YE" for the lesser strength Thyrolar 1 Tablet product.

 

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.