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November 19,  2003

Abbott Laboratories Has Recalled Tarka Tablets

(SafetyAlerts) - The FDA has released the following information.

 

PRODUCT
Tarka Tablets (trandolapril/verapamil HCI ER), 4mg/240mg, 100 count bottles, Rx only. Recall # D-006-4.

CODE
Lot 02TK441016, Exp Date 12/2004.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Abbott Laboratories HPD/ADD/GPRD, Abbott Park, IL, by letter dated October 23, 2003. FDA initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Mislabeling: Extended expiration date-product incorrectly declares expiration date as 12/2004 rather than the correct date of 7/2004.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
7,453 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Puerto Rico.

 
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