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Watson Laboratories Recalls Several Lots of Birth Control Pills: Zovia, Lutera, Zenchent, and Necon
Watson Laboratories has recalled several lots of birth control pills because routine testing found that these lots may be contaminated with hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic medicine used to control blood pressure. The following drugs product lots have been recalled: Zovia (ethynodiol diacetate and ethinyl estradiol) Tablets, 1 mg/35 mcg: Lot numbers 515622AA, 515623AA, and 515623BA Lutera (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) Tablets, 0.1 mg/0.02 mg: Lot numbers 517921AA, 517921AB, 517922AA, 517922AB, 517923AA, and 517923AB Zenchent (norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol) Tablets, 0.4 mg/0.035 mg: Lot number 514767AA Necon 10/11 (norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol) Tablets, 0.5 mg/35 mcg, 1 mg/35 mcg: Lot number 512642B Necon 1/35-28 (norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol) Tablets, 1 mg/35 mcg: Lot number 514743AB Zovia, Lutera, Zenchent, Necon 10/11, and Necon 1/35-28 are commonly used in the prevention of pregnancy. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of birth control pills. No other hormone contraceptive products were involved in this recall. To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/enforcement/enforce_rpt-Event-Detail.cfm?action=detail&id=63509&w=10312012&lang=eng
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Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Recalls Single Lot of Perphenazine Tablets, 8 mg
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals has recalled a single lot of Perphenazine Tablets, 8 mg. Lot number C1130511A has been recalled because the surface of the tablets in this lot may have cracks or may separate. Perphenazine is used in the treatment of mental illnesses and other mood disorders. This recall alert only applies to the single lot of the generic Perphenazine Tablets, 8 mg made by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals. No other Perphenazine products were involved in this recall. To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/enforcement/enforce_rpt-Event-Detail.cfm?action=detail&id=63502&w=10312012&lang=eng
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2012-12-02 Watson Laboratories Recalls Several Lots of Birth Control Pills: Zovia, Lutera, Zenchent, and Necon Zovia FDA
2012-12-02 Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Recalls Single Lot of Perphenazine Tablets, 8 mg Perphenazine FDA
2012-12-02 Mylan Pharmaceuticals Recalls Single Lot of Doxazosin Tablets 2 mg Doxazosin FDA
2012-12-02 Bristol-Myers Squibb Recalls Several Lots of Kombiglyze XR Tablets, Doctor Samples Saxagliptin and Metformin FDA
2012-12-02 Target Corp. Recalls Several Lots of UP & UP brand, Kid’s Foaming Hand Sanitizer FDA
2012-12-02 Medical Pharmaceuticals Corp Recalls Several Lots of in the AcneFree Line of Products Benzoyl Peroxide FDA
2012-12-02 Aurobindo Pharma Recalls Single Lot of Northstar Zolpidem Tablets 10 mg Zolpidem FDA
2012-12-02 Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. Recalls Single Lot of Atorvastatin Tablets, 10 mg Atorvastatin FDA
2012-12-02 Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited Recalls Single Lot of Quetiapine Tablets, 25mg Quetiapine FDA
2012-12-02 Church & Dwight Col, Inc. Recalls Single Lot of Orajel Kids My Way! Anticavity Fluoride Toothpaste Sodium Fluoride FDA
2012-11-27 Stat Rx USA, LLC Recalls a Single Lot of Venlafaxine ER 150mg Tablets Venlafaxine FDA
2012-11-27 Akorn, Inc. Recalls Two Lots of Tobramycin Ophthalmic Ointment 0.3% Tobramycin FDA
2012-11-26 Generic Lipitor Recall: Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Recalls Tablets of Atorvastatin Due to Glass Particles Atorvastatin Manufacturer
2012-11-15 Boehringer Ingelheim Recalls Single Lot of Pradaxa 75 mg Capsules Dabigatran Manufacturer
2012-11-06 Recall: Two Bee Pollen Products Found to Contain Sibutramine, an Unapproved Treatment for Weight Loss BEE Pollen FDA
2012-11-06 FDA Reports Bleeding Risk With Pradaxa Similar to Warfarin Dabigatran FDA
2012-10-31 Mylan Pharmaceuticals Recalls Single Lot of Famotidine Tablets, 20 mg Famotidine FDA
2012-10-30 Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC Recalls Several Lots of Prometh VC Plain and Prometh with Codeine FDA
2012-10-30 Paddock Laboratories, Inc. Recalls Single Lot of Moexipril Tablets 7.5mg Moexipril FDA
2012-10-30 Sandoz Inc. Recalls Several Lots of Children's Cetirizine Chewable Tablets 5 mg Cetirizine FDA