Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for Liothyronine Sodium Tablets, 5 mcg from Paddock Laboratories, Inc. was issued at a warehouse and pharmacy level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have been dispensed to patients does not pose a significant health risk. If you take Liothyronine Sodium Tablets, 5 mcg and are concerned, you should follow up with your doctor.

Paddock Laboratories, Inc. Recalls Single Lot of LiothyronineTablets

Paddock Laboratories, Inc., has recalled a single lot of Liothyronine Sodium Tablets, 5 mcg. Lot number 9C548 has been recalled because routine testing found that the amount of active ingredient may be too low in this lot.

Liothyronine used in the treatment of hypothyroidism, a condition in which the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone Liothyronine is also sold under the brand names Cytomel and Triostat. No other lots, strengths, or brands of Liothyronine are involved in this recall.

To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: more information here

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2010-07-30
Last Updated: 2010-08-01

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