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Estarylla birth control pills recalled due to packaging flaw

One lot of Estarylla birth control pills made by Sandoz is being recalled because a customer found an inactive tablet in a row of active tablets in one pack. The pill packs include blue tablets, or active pills, that contain a combination of the hormones norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol that work to stop ovulation and thus prevent pregnancy. The green pills, sometimes called placebos or sugar pills, contain only inactive ingredients. Sandoz is not aware of any adverse events associated with the recall. The company conducted an internal medical assessment and concluded that the likelihood of adverse health effects is ... Read More

More birth control pills recalled due to packaging error

More birth control pills are being recalled due to packaging error that may leave women without adequate contraception and at risk for unintended pregnancy. The latest batch of pills are made by Glenmark Generics Inc. USA and involve seven lots of Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP, 0.18 mg/0.035 mg, 0.215 mg/0.035 mg, 0.25 mg/0.035 mg. The recall comes five months after Qualitest Pharmaceuticals announced a massive recall of 1.4 million lots of birth control pills for a similar packaging error. ... Read More