March 13, 2003
Amerisource Health Services Has
Recalled Premarin Tablets
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Premarin Tablets (conjugated estrogens tablets, USP) 0.625 mg, unit dose
packages of 100, and bottles of 1,000 count, Rx only. NDC numbers:
0046-0867-95 (bottles of 1000) and 0046-0967-99 (unit dose packages). Recall
1,000 tablet bottles: LOT #1A03925, EXP 12/02;
100 unit dose tablets: LOT #1A03960, EXP 05/05;
LOT #1B00084, EXP 05/05.
Recalling Firm: Amerisource Health Services, Corp. Columbus, OH, by mail and
faxed recall notices on January 20, 2003 and February 25, 2003.
Manufacturer: Ayerst Laboratories Inc., A Wyeth-Ayerst Company,
Philadelphia, PA. Firm initiated recall ongoing.
Dissolution Failure: by manufacturer.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
26 packages and 3,870 bottles.
Nationwide and Puerto Rico.