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August 21, 2002

National Pharmpak Has Recalled Premarin Tablets

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

PRODUCT
Premarin Tablets (conjugated estrogens tablets, USP), 1.25 mg, 100 tablet bottles, Rx only. Recall # D-358-2.

CODE
Lot #9000481D, Exp. 01/05
(extended recall on 7/18/2002)
Lot #9980653, Exp. 01/03.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: National Pharmpak Services, Inc., Zanesville, OH, by letter on June 19, 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
9,601 bottles (lot #9000481);8,800 bottles (lot #9980653)-extension.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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