March 05, 2003
Caremark Pharmaceutical Has Recalled
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Toprol-XL (Metoprolol Succinate) Tablets, 100 mg., 90 tablet bottles,
each extended release tablet contains 95 mg metoprolol succinate
equivalent to 100 mg metoprolol tartrate, USP; NDC #0339-5783-11. Recall
LN066233, expires 12/19/03.
Caremark Pharmaceutical Services, Vernon Hills, IL, by telephone and
letters on January 8, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
Mislabeling; bottles labeled as containing 100 mg tablets actually
contain Toprol XL, 50 mg. Tablets.
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