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June 12, 2002

Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories 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,
Rx Only. Recall # D-216-2.
Bottles of 100 - NDC #0046-0867-81
Bottles of 1000 - NDC #0046-0867-91
Bottles of 5000 - NDC #0046-0867-95.

CODE
Lot Numbers:
9001566, exp. 07/03
9010254, exp. 07/03
9010255, exp. 07/03
EXPANDED RECALL:
9010509, exp. 10/03
9010510, exp. 10/03.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Richmond, VA, by letters dated February 21, 2002.
Manufacturer: Ayerst Laboratories, Inc., Rouses Point, NY.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Failure to meet dissolution specifications.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
47,024 btls of 100; 9,255 btls of 1000; and 1,408 btls of 5000.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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