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November 19,  2003

Abbott Laboratories Has Recalled Vicodin HP Tablets

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

 

PRODUCT
Vicodin HP Tablets (hydromorphone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets, USP), 10mg/660mg, 500 count bottles, Rx only. Recall # D-048-4.

CODE
Lot 03VICH5004, Exp. Date June 2006.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Abbott Laboratories HPD/ADD/GPRD, Abbott Park, IL, by letter dated October 21, 2003. FDA initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Mislabeling: Extended expiration date-product incorrectly declares expiration date as 6/2006 rather than the correct date of 6/2005.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
108 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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