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August 6, 2003

McKesson Has Recalled Premarin Tablets

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

PRODUCT
Premarin Tablets, (Conjugated Estrogens Tablets, USP), 0.625 mg, 100 tablet bottles, Rx Only. Recall # D-295-3.

CODE
03831 Exp 4/04.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: McKesson, Memphis, TN, by letters on May 20, 2003.
Manufacturer: Ayerst Laboratories, Inc., A Wyeth-Ayerst Company, Philadelphia, PA. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Dissolution Failure by the manufacturer (Wyeth).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
39,793 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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