Birth control recalled due to packaging flaw

Birth control recalled due to packaging flaw

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LA JOLLA, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: This is a handout photo of a pack of Seasonale birth control pills. Seasonal, an extended cycle oral contraceptive, enables women to have just four periods a year. It is the first and only FDA approved extended cycle oral contraceptive and will be available by perscription to women at the end of October 2003. (Photo by Barr Laboratories/Getty Images)

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WHAS11.com

Posted on June 7, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 7 at 11:32 PM

There is a recall on birth control pills.

Sandoz has issued a voluntary recall of 10 lots of its generic oral contraceptive Introvale, because a packaging flaw could result in unplanned pregnancies.

Rival Pfizer recalled more than a million pills in February because of a similar problem.

Click here for lot numbers involved in this recall and more information.

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