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August 8, 2002

AmeriSource Health Services Has Recalled Premarin Tablets

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

PRODUCT
Premarin Tablets (conjugated estrogens tablets, USP) 1.25 mg, 1,000 count bottles, Rx only. NDC# 0046-0866-91. Recall # D-357-2.

CODE
Lot #15570, Exp. 08/08/02.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: AmeriSource Health Services Corp., Columbus, OH, by fax on July 8, 2002.
Manufacturer: Ayerst Laboratories, Inc., Rouses Point, NY.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Failure to meet USP dissolution specifications by manufacturer (Wyeth).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
239 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
OH, NJ, KY, AL, MO, ID, TX, VA, FL, and NC
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