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More birth control pills recalled due to packaging error

In Uncategorized on February 28, 2012 at 2:43 am

Glenmark Generics is issuing a nationwide recall of seven lots of birth control pills. The pills are labeled “norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets.”

Because of a packaging error, some of the pills were placed in the wrong order within the packs, according to a statement from the Food and Drug Administration. The packs contain three types of pills with varying levels of hormones, designed to be taken at different times during a woman’s cycle.

The pills were rotated 180 degrees within the pack, so the weekly tablet orientation is reversed, and the lot number and expiration date are visible only on the outer pouch, according to the FDA. Any pack for which the lot number and expiry date is not visible is subject to recall

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/02/27/more-birth-control-pills-recalled/?test=latestnews#ixzz1ndmYtDoE

 

 

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/02/27/more-birth-control-pills-recalled/?test=latestnews#ixzz1ndmPIcPG

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