The Food and Drug Administration issued a voluntary recall of birth control due to a packaging issue that may affect the dosage of the medication.
Four types of birth control made by Apotex Corporation are directly being recalled due to incorrect tablet arrangements and/or empty blister pockets.
The birth control medications affected are Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets with the following lot numbers:
According to the FDA, when a patient does not take a tablet due to a missing tablet or that a patient takes a placebo instead of an active tablet, loss of efficacy is possible due to variation in the dosage consumed.
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