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Placebo in American birth control pill: pharmaceutical company calls boxes back

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Pharmaceutical company Allergan has a part of its birth control pills in the United States have been recalled. According to the company, there is a packing error occurred, which placebo on the place of hormonal pills were running out. Users thus have an opportunity to be unwanted to get pregnant.

It comes to the brand Taytulla, each with four placebo pills (pills without active ingredients) per box. Those pills sitting in the wrong place, in which women for the first four days of their cycle are not protected, says Allergan.

According to American media goes to one lot of almost 170.000 packaging that is recalled. The boxes were, in addition, since August last year have been distributed to general practitioners throughout the country. One of them raised the alarm, which Allergan now the voluntary recall of launches.

The placebo-pill has a different color, but the company admits that the new or unwary users, the difference may not be notice. “If patients are concerned about the possibility of an unwanted pregnancy, they should contact their doctor”, says the company.

Allergan has launched an investigation into what exactly is failed in the packaging department. For the time being, the company is not aware of any patients who are pregnant got, but social media is already the dragon stung with the recall.

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