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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
May 19, 1999

Rural Health Services Consortium Inc. Recalls Prescription Levsin SL,  Ibuprofen, Cimetadine, Hydrochlorothiazide, Chlorzoxazone and Chlopropamide Tablets

Rogersville, TN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Rural Health Services Consortium Inc. is recalling various prescription drugs because of possible penicillin and/or cephalasporin cross contamination.

PRODUCT
a) Levsin SL Tablets (Hyoscyamine/SL 0.125 mg), in 20 count units;
b) Ibuprofen Tablets, 800 mg, in 50 count units,
c) Bactrim DS Tablets (Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim DS 800/160), in 20 count units,
d) Cimetadine Tablets, 400 mg in 60 count units
e) Atenolol Tablets, 50 mg in 30 count units,
f) Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, 25 mg in 30 and 60 count units,
g) Chlorzoxazone Tablets, 500 mg, in 40 count units,
h) Chlopropamide Tablets, 250 mg, in 60 count units,
i) Verapamil Tablets, 120mg, in 60 count units.
Recall #D-221/229-9.

CODE
Lot numbers: a) J32893; b) J32895; c) J60891; d) J60893;e) J60894; f) J60895 and J60896; g) J91893; h) J91894;i) J51893.

MANUFACTURER
Rural Health Services Consortium Inc., Rogersville, Tennessee.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter December 14, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Tennessee.

QUANTITY
Undetermined.

 

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.