November 21, 2002
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has released the following information.
Premarin Tablets (conjugated estrogens tablets, USP) 1.25 mg, 100, 1000 and
5000 count bottles, Rx, only. Recall # D-053-3.
100s: Lot 9981205, Exp. 3/02
1000s: Lot 9981348, Exp. 3/03
5000s: Lot 9981207, Exp. 3/03.
Recalling Firm: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Richmond, VA, by letters dated
October 14, 2002.
Manufacturer: Ayerst Laboratories, Inc., Rouses Point, NY.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
Failure to meet dissolution specifications.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
100s: 1,487 btls; 1000s: 1,514 btls; 5000s: 1,800 btls.