Generic Drugmaker Recalls 1.4 Million Packages of Birth Control Pills

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, based in Huntsville, Ala., recalled select blister packs of oral contraceptives had been rotated 180 degrees, “reversing the weekly tablet orientation.”  The error could lead to unintended pregnancy, the release said.  Eight products were included in the recall. All eight products are sold as 28-day packs, which include 21 active pills, and seven inactive placebo or reminder pills.
Qualitest has provided a hotline (1-877-300-6153) for doctors, pharmacists and women seeking more information about the recall.  Here is a list of the recalled pills: Birth Control Recall List
 

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