Birth control pills pulled due to placebo issue
from MedPage Today
Sandoz is recalling one lot of its Estarylla birth control pills after a patient found a placebo tablet among the pills intended to contain active drug, according to a company press release. The affected tablets, containing norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol, are in lot LF01213A, with an expiration date of February 2014, according to the release, which was posted on the FDA website. The pills are supplied in cartons containing three blister cards of 28 tablets each, and this lot was only distributed in the U.S., a company spokesman said in an email.
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