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August 21, 2002

Forest Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Levothroid Tablets

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

PRODUCT
Levothroid Tablets (levothyroxine sodium tablets, USP),25-mcg.,100-tablet bottles, Rx Only, NDC #0456-0320-01.Recall # D-385-2.

CODE
Lot #120012, Exp. 12/02.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., St. Louis, MO, by letters dated February 27, 2002.
Manufacturer: Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Stability; low potency prior to expiration.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
14,415/100-tablet bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
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