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November 21, 2002

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Premarin Tablets

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

PRODUCT
Premarin Tablets (conjugated estrogens tablets, USP) 1.25 mg, 100, 1000 and 5000 count bottles, Rx, only. Recall # D-053-3.

CODE
100s: Lot 9981205, Exp. 3/02
1000s: Lot 9981348, Exp. 3/03
5000s: Lot 9981207, Exp. 3/03.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Richmond, VA, by letters dated October 14, 2002.
Manufacturer: Ayerst Laboratories, Inc., Rouses Point, NY.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Failure to meet dissolution specifications.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
100s: 1,487 btls; 1000s: 1,514 btls; 5000s: 1,800 btls.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 

 
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