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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

PRODUCT
Lithobid - Lithium Carbonate, USP 300 mg Slow-Release Tablets, Rxin 1,000 tablet bottles, indicated in the treatment of manicepisodes of manic depressive illness. Recall #D-142-9.

CODE
Lot #88406.

MANUFACTURER
Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Marietta, Georgia.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on February 22, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
1,378 bottles were distributed.

REASON
Dissolution failure at 18 month stability testing.

 

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