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August 8, 2002

AmeriSource Health Services Has Recalled Levothroid Tablets

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

PRODUCT
Levothroid Tablets (levothyroxine sodium tablets, USP), 100 mcg., 100-tablet bottles, Rx only. NDC #0456-0323-01. Recall # D-362-2.

CODE
Lot #16828, Exp. Aug 02, and Lot #17145, Exp. Sep 02.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: AmeriSource Health Services Corp., Columbus, OH, by letter and fax July 15, 2002.
Manufacturer: Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Cincinnati, OH.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Stability; low potency prior to labeled expiration date from manufacturer (Forest).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1,006 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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