Sandoz is voluntarily recalling its generic Introvale birth control pills because tablets have been placed incorrectly during packaging. Sandoz a subsidiary of Novartis claims 10 lots have been identified in this recall.
The three month blister card contains 84 peach colored tablets which are activated and 7 white tablets which are placebos. The recalled packs have the placebo tablets in the 9th week slot when they should be in the 13th week slot.
The lots in question are: LF00478C, LF00479C, LF00551C, LF00552C, LF00687C, LF00688C, LF00763C, LF00764C,
LF00765C and LF01261C.
This is the fourth birth control recall in the last few months, Glenmark Generics, Pfizer and Qualitest Pharmaceuticals have all had recalls recently.