The Daily Apple: Healthy living on Long Island. The latest news and information from Newsday about healthy living, workouts, diets and health issues on Long Island. Have an idea for the blog? Send us an email and let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alysena birth control recalled by Canadian manufacturer
Canadian drug company Apotex has issued a voluntary urgent recall of their birth control Alysena 28 due to a potential manufacturing error.
Packs from lot number LF01899A have the potential to contain two rows of placebo pills (14 instead of only 7) and only two rows of active birth control pills.
In the case that you have one of these packages, Apotex recommends using a secondary form of non-hormonal contraception until you can see your physician and/or pharmacist.
BLOG: The Daily Apple | PHOTOS: Dropping LBs
DATA: Explore hospital rankings | Compare hospital charges | Uninsured people in NY | Docs paid by Novartis | Compare hospital infection data | How Li reps voted on health bills
WEIGH IN: Ask your fitness questions
The company posted on their website, "We would ask that if you have received ALYSENA™ 28 lot LF01899A or have questions regarding this recall, please contact Stericycle at 866-367-4537."