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December 14, 1999

Med-Pro, Inc. Recalls Diabeta

Lexington, NE (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Med-Pro is recalling Diabeta® (Glyburide) 5mg, for use as an adjunct to diet to lower the blood glucose in patients with non insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (Type II), because the immediate bottle label shows two strengths 5 MG and 25 MG.

This Class II recall was initiated by the company, by telephone on September 27, 1999, and by letter dated September 28, 1999. This is the first notice the FDA has issued to the general public of the recall.  The FDA considers this recall complete.

The recalled Diabeta® (NDC #0039-0052-10) was distributed in New York, for sale by prescription in 100 tablet bottles and has the lot number 0017181, EXP 6/2001.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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