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June 12, 2002

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Has Recalled Levoxyl Tablets

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

PRODUCT
Levoxyl Tablets, 50 mcg, Each tablet contains Levothyroxine Sodium 50 mcg, 100 tablet bottles, Rx only. Recall # D-287-2;

Levoxyl Tablets, 100 mcg, Each tablet contains Levothyroxine Sodium 100 mcg, 30 and 100 tablet bottles, Rx only, Recall # D-288-2.

CODE
100 mcg, 30 tablet bottles
1243074, 1249173, 1250073,
1270231, 1275251, 1283185, 1297190
Product code 5297-0;

100 mcg, 100 tablet bottles
1229122, 1234214, 1243125,
1253084, 1274147
Product code 5297-1;

50 mcg, 100 tablet bottles
1270232, 1274149, 1275252,
1278114, 1282197
Product code 5300-0.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Libertyville, IL, by letter dated May 22, 2002.
Manufacturer: King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Daniels Pharmaceuticals), St. Petersburg, FL. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Product from manufacturer lacks stability prior to expiration date (subpotency and super potency).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
13,820 - 100 mcg tablets, 18,600 - 50 mcg tablets.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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