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September 10, 2003

American Health Packaging Has Recalled Levoxyl Tablets

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

PRODUCT
Levoxyl Tablets, (Levothyroxine Sodium Tablets, USP), 112 mcg, 100 count bottles, Rx only, Repackaged by: American Health Packaging, Columbus, OH, NDC 52604-5112-1. Recall # D-321-03.

CODE
Lot #024737, Exp. May 31,2004.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: American Health Packaging, Columbus, OH, by letters on July 8, 2003.
Manufacturing Firm: Jones Pharma Inc, (A wholly owned subsidiary of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), St. Louis, MO. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Tablet mix-up: bottles labeled as Levoxyl 112mcg tablets were found to contain Soloxine 0.2mg tablets (Vet/Animal brand-Levothyroxine).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
4,218 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
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