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Allergan is recalling one lot of birth-control pills — or 170,000 packs — because the first four pills in each 28-pill pack are inactive, placing women at risk of pregnancy.

One lot of Taytulla physician sample packs (marked lot #5620706 Exp. May 2019) contained the out-of-order pills, the company said. It learned about the error from a doctor who reported it.


There are approximately 170,000 units in the one lot of physician samples that Allergan voluntarily recalled, a company spokeswoman said. The sample packs of 28 pills each were distributed to doctors nationwide.

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  • In the current hyper-partisan environment, I can only suggest that Allergan needs to find if it has “a hardened Republican in QA” who also opposes the concept of birth control. That would explain, “this little mix-up.”

    Justify, absolutely not but it’s a nifty conspiracy theory……

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