Armour Recall

For anyone on Armour Thyroid, you may wish to check the partial recall that has been announced by the FDA.

Enforcement Report for February 9, 2011

RECALLS AND FIELD CORRECTIONS: DRUGS - CLASS II

PRODUCT

Armour Thyroid (thyroid tablets, USP), 1/2 grain (30 mg) , each tablet contains 19 mcg levothyroxine (T4) and 4.5 mcg liothyronine (T3), 100-count bottle, NDC 0456-0458-01. Recall # D-231-2011

CODE

Lot #: 1077413, Exp. 9/30/2011

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Recalling Firm: Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc., Earth City, MO, by telephone and letters on October 6, 2010.

Manufacturer: Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc., Cincinnati, OH. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON

Labeling: Label error on declared strength; some bottles are mislabeled as containing 1/2-grain tablets but actually contain 1-grain tablets. The entire lot is being recalled even though some bottles are labeled correctly because bottles of 1/2-grain and 1-grain could be shrink-wrapped together.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

31,172 bottles approx.

DISTRIBUTION

Nationwide, PR, Belgium and the United Kingdom

fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/Enfo...

Also with pictures:

stopthethyroidmadness.com/2...

Rod

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  • wow l wonder if that has been why lve been all over the place ...l was taking armour 1/2 grain l still have a new unopened container..l will check out your links..thank you for bringing it t our attention! donna

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