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December 6, 2002

Pharmacia Corporation Has Recalled Lunelle Monthly Contraceptive Injection

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

PRODUCT
Lunelle Monthly Contraceptive Injection (medroxyprogesterone acetate 25mg and estradiol
cypionate 5mg) Injectable Suspension, Single Use 0.5 mL syringe and physician samples, For
Intramuscular Use Only, Rx only. Recall # D-064-3.

CODE
All lots distributed in 2002.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Pharmacia Corporation, Kalamazoo, MI, by press release on October 10, 2002.
Manufacturer: Pharmacia Corporation, Puurs, Belgium.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Subpotency; the active ingredients.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
800,000 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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