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Physicians Total Care Recalls Several Lots of Lipitor (Atorvastatin calcium) 40 mg
Physicians Total Care has recalled several lots of Lipitor (Atorvastatin calcium) 40 mg tablets. The following lot numbers have been recalled because the tablets in these lots may have an unusual odor: 6284, 60DI, and 61AA. Atorvastatin is used in the treatment of high cholesterol. Atorvastatin is sold as the brand name Lipitor and by generic manufacturers under the name Atorvastatin. No other lots, strengths, or brands of Atorvastatin 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=62239&w=06272012
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Teva Pharmaceuticals Recalls Several Lots of Jolessa 0.15 mg/0.03 mg
Teva Pharmaceuticals has recalled several lots of Jolessa (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP) 0.15 mg/0.03 mg. The following lot numbers have been recalled because these packages may be missing some of the placebo tablets (sugar pills): 33801826A, 33802144A, 33802323A, and 33802519A. Jolessa contains the active ingredient levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol and is commonly used in the prevention of pregnancy. Levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol is also sold under other brand names. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of Jolessa (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP) 0.15 mg/0.03 mg. No other levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol 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=61759&w=06272012
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2012-07-05 Physicians Total Care Recalls Several Lots of Lipitor (Atorvastatin calcium) 40 mg Atorvastatin FDA
2012-07-05 Teva Pharmaceuticals Recalls Several Lots of Jolessa 0.15 mg/0.03 mg Levonorgestrel with Ethinylestradiol FDA
2012-07-05 Physicians Total Care, Inc Recalls Several Lots of Morphine Sulfate Extended Release and Immediate Release tablet, 30 mg Morphine FDA
2012-06-29 FDA Consumer Update: How Long Should You Take Osteoporosis Drugs? Ibandronate Sodium FDA
2012-06-26 FDA Warns Cefepime Needs Dosage Reduced in Patients with Poor Kidney Function Cefepime FDA
2012-06-07 Introvale (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) Tablets: Recall - Packaging Flaw Levonorgestrel with Ethinylestradiol FDA
2012-05-31 Merck Inc. Recalls Several Lots of Celestone brand of Betamethasone Oral Solution, 0.6 mg/ 5 mL Betamethasone FDA
2012-05-31 FDA Warns: Benzocaine and Babies Are Not a Good Mix Benzocaine FDA
2012-05-30 FDA Warns Consumers About Counterfeit Version of Teva’s Adderall Amphetamine Salts FDA
2012-05-24 Franck’s Pharmacy Recalls All Sterile Human and Veterinary Compounded Prescriptions Distributed Between November 21, 2011 to May 21, 2012 FDA
2012-05-23 McNeil Consumer Healthcare Recalls Imodium Manufacturer
2012-05-22 FDA's New Pediatric Prescribing Information Database is a Resource for Parents and Caregivers FDA
2012-05-21 Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. Recalls Single Lots of Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets (0.1 mg/0.02 mg) and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets (0.01 mg) Levonorgestrel with Ethinylestradiol FDA
2012-05-21 Warner Chilcott Company LLC Recalls Several Lots of Ovcon 50 Norethindrone with Ethinyl Estradiol FDA
2012-05-21 Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Recalls a Single Lot of Omnaris (ciclesonide) Nasal Spray 50 mcg Ciclesonide Nasal FDA
2012-05-21 Pfizer Recalls Advil Liqui-Gel Bottles Because of Odor Concern Ibuprofen FDA
2012-05-17 FDA Issues Statement About Latest Study Regarding Azithromycin (Zithromax) and Rare Risk of Heart Related Death Azithromycin FDA
2012-05-15 Paddock Laboratories, Inc. Recalls Several Lots of Lorazepam Oral Concentrate, 2 mg/mL Lorazepam FDA
2012-05-15 Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc. Recalls Several Lots of Campral (acamprosate calcium) Delayed-Release Tablets, 333 mg Acamprosate FDA
2012-05-15 Actavis South Atlantic LLC Recalls Several Lots of Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets (XL), 150 mg and 300 mg Bupropion FDA