April 2, 2003
Alpharma Purepac Has Recalled Diltiazem CD
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has released the following information.
Diltiazem CD Capsules (Diltiazem hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules,
USP) 180 mg, 90 capsule bottles, (Once-a-Day Dosage), Rx only. Recall #
Lot 725D21 Exp 3/04;
Lot 726D21 Exp 3/04;
Lot 727D31 Exp 3/04;
Lot 728D21 Exp 1/04.
Alpharma Purepac, Elizabeth, NJ, by letter on February 5, 2003. Firm
initiated recall is ongoing.
Failure to validate a reduced batch size manufacturing process.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE