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July 31, 2002

Ivax Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Acyclovir Tablets

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

PRODUCT
Acyclovir Tablets, USP, 400 mg, Rx Only,100-count bottles,
Manufactured by: IVAX Pharmaceuticals, Miami, FL 33137, NDC 0172-4267-60. Recall # D-353-2.

CODE
Lot No. 106091A Exp. date Mar 04.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Miami, FL, by letters on May 21, 2002.
Manufacturer: Ivax Pharmaceuticals Caribe, Inc., Cidra, Puerto Rico. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Tablet crumbling.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
11, 483 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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