Pharmaceuticals Recalls Lamprene(r) Soft Gelatin Capsules
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
May 19, 1999
Barceloneta, Puerto Rico (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Pharmacia & Upjohn Caribe, Inc. is recalling
Geneva brand Alprazolam Tablets, USP, 1 mg, in bottles of 100 and 1,000, because the
product failed content uniformity testing at release.
Lamprene(r) is a
prescription indicated for the management of anxiety disorder. (NDC #0781-1328-10 and
Lot #894JU EXP 5/01.
Pharmacia & Upjohn Caribe, Inc., Barceloneta, Puerto Rico.
Manufacturer, by letter on December 21, 1998. Firm-initiated recall complete.
27,113 bottles were distributed.