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April 23, 2003

Medisca Pharmaceutique Has Recalled Norfloxacin USP

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

PRODUCT
Norfloxacin USP, bulk powder, 25 g bottles, For Prescription Compounding, Caution: For Manufacturing, Processing or Repacking, Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription. Recall # D-218-3.

CODE
Lot 980611-3, Exp. 06/2003.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medisca Pharmaceutique, Inc., Saint-Laurent, Canada, via telephone on March 5, 2003, and letters dated March 6, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Mislabeled; bottle labeled to contain Norfloxacin USP actually contains Grepafloxacin USP.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 - 25 gm units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 

 
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