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September 20, 2002

AmeriSource Health Services Has Recalled Desyrel Tablets

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  has released the following information.

PRODUCT
Desyrel Tablets (Trazodone HCL), 100 mg, 100 count bottles, Rx only. Recall # D-401-2.

CODE
Lot # 0M03491, Exp. 11/02
Lot # 0M03491A, Exp. 11/02
Lot # 0E02305, Exp. 05/02.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: AmeriSource Health Services Corp., Columbus, OH, by letter and fax on August 20, 2002.
Manufacturer: Mead Johnson & Co., Evansville, IN. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Lack of content uniformity-subpotent tablets (stability 18 month) by manufacturer-Mead Johnson Pharmaceuticals, A Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1,857 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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