South Florida Drug Maker Recalls Birth Control Pills

The Weston-based distributor of a popular birth control pill is issuing a recall.

Apotex is recalling four lots of its birth control pills because of defective packaging.

The pills may be out of order or, in some cases, missing from the blister packaging.

The recall includes Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets, USP, and were shipped nationwide.

The affected lots are labeled with the NDC number 60505-4183-3, and an NDC number on inner carton 60505-4183-1.

The lot numbers affected include 7DY008A, 7DY009A, 7DY010A, 7DY011A, and all products have an expiration date of 8/2020.

Anyone who received the defective packages should contact their health care provider or Apotex.

Read the full FDA warning here.

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