Another Batch of Birth Control Pills Recalled for Faulty Packaging forums

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Dec 27, 2011
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Quote: MONDAY, Feb. 27 (HealthDay News) -- A second company has issued a voluntary recall of birth control pills because of a packaging error that could lead to incorrect dosing and expose women to unintended pregnancies.

Glenmark Generics Inc. said the seven lots of birth control pill packets, sold as Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol, do not pose any immediate health risks, but that women using these oral contraceptives should immediately switch to another form of birth control. The company added that it has informed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the recall.

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I work with regulatory professionals (our primary customers are in pharmaceuticals, but also cosmetics and medical devices) and the FDA, and these kinds of things are so frustrating...professionally, and not to mention the health risks they pose. 

Maybe my next article at work will be on paying attention to details. 


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