December 14, 1999Watson Laboratories Recalls
Corona, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Watson Laboratories is recalling Norco Tablets
10mg/325 mg Hydrocodone Bitartrate/ Acetaminophen because the labeling lacks approval.
This ongoing Class III recall was initiated
by the company, by letter on October 14, 1999. This is the first notice the FDA has issued
to the general public of the recall.
The recalled product, NDC
#52544-539-30, bears the lot numbers and expiration dates of:
Over 222,000 cartons were distributed
nationwide as Physician Samples. Each cartons contains 15 units of 2 tablets and is
prescribed for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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