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August 20, 2003

American Health Packaging Has Recalled Premarin Tablets

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

PRODUCT
a) Premarin Tablets (conjugated estrogens tablets, USP) 0.625mg, 100 and 1000 tablet bottles, Rx only.
b) Premarin Tablets (Conjugated Estrogens Tablets, USP), 0.625mg., 1000 count bottles, Rx only, Distributor: AmerisourceBergen, Control# 1J00088, Prod. Lot# 103426 (carton label)-----Premarin 0.625mg,(Conjugated Estrogens Tablets, USP) 1000 tablet bottles, Rx Only. Repackaged by: RightPak, Inc., Madison, WI (bottle label). Recall # D-298-3.

CODE
100 count bottles: Lots 011765A , 011895A, 011895B;
1000 count bottles: Lots 011765B, 011897, 1J00088.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: American Health Packaging, Columbus, OH, by mail and fax on July 8, 2003.
Manufacturer: Ayerst Laboratories, Inc., A Wyeth-Ayerst Company, Philadelphia, PA. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Dissolution Failure.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
22,060 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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