October 3, 2002
Ivax Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Quinine
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has released the following information.
Quinine Sulfate Tablets, USP, 260 mg, 100 count bottle, Rx only. Recall #
Lot No. Exp. date
Recalling Firm: Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Miami, FL, by letter on August
Manufacturer: Ivax Pharmaceutical Caribe, Inc., Cidra, Puerto Rico. Firm
initiated recall is ongoing.
Tablet mixup; a bottle labeled as containing Quinine Sulfate tablets was
found to contain Quinine Sulfate tablets and one tablet of Labetalol 100 mg,
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE