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The Nation

May 15, 1987

The Du Pont Co. issued a nationwide recall of 600,000 tablets of a prescription anticoagulant because some 7.5 milligram tablets were oversize and could cause hemorrhaging. The company urged consumers to return 7.5 milligram Coumadin tablets bought after March 19 to their pharmacy for examination and possible replacement. It said lot number YO 244B of Coumadin may contain the oversized tablets. The medication is taken by people with heart difficulties or problems with blood clots.

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