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June 25, 2003

Purdue Frederick Has Recalled OxyContin Tablets

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

PRODUCT
OxyContin Tablets (oxycodone hydrochloride controlled-release), 10 mg, 25 count unit dose packages, Rx only, For Hospital Use. Recall # D-265-3.

CODE
Lot SG11 exp. 2/28/2006.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
The Purdue Frederick Company, Stamford, CT, by telephone on March 17, and 21, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
NDA Filing Discrepancy; supplement not filed for new supplier of inactive ingredient.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
9,732-25 count blister packs.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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