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June 25, 2003

Bristol-Myers Squibb Has Recalled Cholestyramine

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

PRODUCT
Cholestyramine for Oral Suspension, USP Powder, 4 grams cholestyramine resin, USP, per packet, 60 single dose packets, Apothecon. Recall # D-259-3.

CODE
Lot no. 1A32512 Exp. Date 2/29/2004.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, New Brunswick, NJ, by letters on April 11, 2003.
Manufacturing Firm: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Prinston, NJ. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Superpotent (6 month stability).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2,011 ctns/60 packets ea.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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