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Health Canada MedEffect Advisory - Alysena 21 and 28 birth control pill

UPDATE: Chipped pills in additional packages of Alysena 21 and 28 birth control pills:

"Health Canada is advising Canadians that Apotex Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Alysena 28 birth control pill (lot LF10133A) after complaints about chipped pink pills in sealed blister packages.

Alysena 28 is a prescription drug used to prevent pregnancy. It contains 21 “active” pink pills and 7 “inactive” white pills. Active pills that are chipped may contain less of the active drug ingredients, which may reduce Alysena’s effectiveness in preventing pregnancy."

The full MedEffect Advisory can be viewed here: