Recall issued for birth control packs that may not work

31 May, 2018, 08:56 | Author: Veronica Peterson
  • Allergan Recalls Taytulla Birth-Control Packs After Pills Placed Out of Order

The pills in the recalled packs were placed in the wrong order, with the four placebos in the beginning instead of the end of the sequence.

The manufacturer is concerned that users of their contraceptive may not notice the reversed order, thereby increasing the possibility of an unintended pregnancy. Reversing the order of the pills could have gone unnoticed by women taking them.

A birth-control manufacturer has issued a nationwide recall over concerns that misplaced placebos could lead to unintended pregnancies.

On Tuesday (May 29), the pharmaceutical company Allergan announced it was recalling 168,768 packs of Taytulla, a hormonal birth control pill that contains estrogen and progestin. The pack has 24 pink capsules with "WC" on them to be taken for 24 days, then four maroon capsules (the placebo caps) to be taken for the next four days.

Only one lot of sample packs had misplaced pills, Allergan told STAT News.

Bethesda Discreetly Hints At New Fallout Announcement
Obsidian has denied any involvement with a new Fallout project so far on Twitter , so unfortunately, we won't see a New Vegas 2 . The release being teased could be as small as a Fallout remaster, a mobile game, or one as big as Fallout 5 .

The recall involves pills expiring in May 2019.

"An investigation has been completed at the packaging site", the company said.

Allergan said it is notifying customers of the recall by letter and encouraged patients to contact their doctors with any questions. Users who have the recalled sample pack should tell their doctor to arrange a return, the statement said. If you are a patient in the USA who has used a Taytulla sample pack from lot 5620706, Exp.

Allergan said that the incorrect order is significant enough to cause pregnancy.


  • Diogo Dalot: Manchester United close to deal for Porto right-back

    That's because, according to the Telegraph , they've triggered Diogo Dalot's €20 million (£17.44 million) release clause. They are also pursuing Belgium's Toby Alderweireld who is expected to leave Tottenham Hotspur for around £50m.
    Subtropical Depression Alberto Expected to Impact Northern Michigan

    Subtropical Depression Alberto Expected to Impact Northern Michigan

    The National Weather Service in Morristown (NWS) is tracking bands of possibly flood level rains to come Tuesday with the storm. An Air Force hurricane hunter aircraft found stronger winds in Alberto of about 65 miles per hour Sunday night.
    India Will Buy Iranian Crude Despite US Sanctions

    India Will Buy Iranian Crude Despite US Sanctions

    Washington has also tightened sanctions against Venezuela over the controversial re-election of President Nicolas Maduro. India has other interests in Iran, in particular a commitment to build the port of Chabahar on the Gulf of Oman.
  • Only Syrian army should be on country's southern border: Russian Federation

    Only Syrian army should be on country's southern border: Russian Federation

    The announcement came as it was reported that Syrian government forces were being sent to the area in preparation for an offensive.
    Nokia 5 (2018) price, specifications, features, comparison

    Nokia 5 (2018) price, specifications, features, comparison

    On the camera part, the phone comes with an 8MP camera with autofocus on the back plus a 5 MP selfie camera on the front. The Nokia 5 .1 is powered by the MediaTek Helio P18 SoC , whereas the Nokia 3 .1 gets the MediaTek MT6750 chipset.
    I felt like 'Superhero' with catsuit, Serena says after victory

    I felt like 'Superhero' with catsuit, Serena says after victory

    Williams, who gave birth to her first child back in September, is taking on No. 70 Kristyna Pliskova . The 23-time grand slam victor revealed the outfit was as much about functionality as style.
  • This accuser is not after Harvey Weinstein's arrest and bail

    This accuser is not after Harvey Weinstein's arrest and bail

    The woman, who hasn't been identified publicly, told investigators Weinstein confined her in a hotel room and raped her. He was charged with rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct from encounters with two different women.

    Hurricane Maria Killed Thousands More Than Katrina, Study Says

    In the most remote areas, 83% of the households were still without power by Dec 31. The Harvard team, meanwhile, says that, if anything, its estimates are low.
    Two killed in Belgium shooting

    Two killed in Belgium shooting

    He said the man attacked the two officers from behind with a knife, took one of their guns and shot them both dead. Images on social media showed people fleeing from the scene and police converging on the coffee shop.
  • Liverpool complete signing of Fabinho from Monaco

    Liverpool complete signing of Fabinho from Monaco

    Fabinho has made more than 200 appearances for Monaco and played a key role in helping the team win the French league in 2016-17. Jurgen Klopp believes the versatility of "fantastic person" Fabinho will make the midfielder a fine signing for Liverpool .
    Apple releases tvOS 11.4 with AirPlay 2 and watchOS 4.3.1

    Apple releases tvOS 11.4 with AirPlay 2 and watchOS 4.3.1

    You can download watchOS 4.3.1 by going into the Watch app on your iPhone and then selecting General Software Update . For the Mac, go to Preferences within the Messages app and click the checkbox next to Enable Messages in iCloud.
    Federation Internationale de Football Association  18 simulation predicts France as World Cup victor

    Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 simulation predicts France as World Cup victor

    Sokolniki Park in Moscow will get a 9 metre "electric vuvuzela" for the soccer World Cup, the office of the city's mayor says. The update will include all 32 teams competing this summer in Russian Federation .


Trump campaigns in Nashville for Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn
Blackburn and Bredesen are expected to face off in a general election that is considered a toss-up by Fox News. Corker also greeted Trump at the Nashville airport Tuesday, joined by Blackburn and Sen.

PUBG Suing Fortnite for Battle Royale Similarities
In each game, players have to fight to become the sole survivor after being dropped off on an island with dozens of other players. PUBG previously enjoyed a battle royale monopoly, but Fortnite has challenged its position in the market.

Messi hat-trick eases Argentina to victory over Haiti
We don't want to send the message 'We're going to win the World Cup because we're the best...' because the reality is we aren't. I go, do what I have to do and I leave. 'There's no bigger statement than to walk off the pitch in protest against racism.

Aaron Ramsey drops HUGE hint on Gunners future under Unai Emery
In this segment, we will take a look a look at all the major advancements that happen in the transfer world concerning Arsenal . Arsenal boss Unai Emery wants to bring Ousmane Dembele to the Emirates - and Barcelona are reportedly willing to sell.

Billions wiped from ASX energy companies as oil price falls
The Brent price has fallen by almost 7 percent since hitting a 2014 high above $80 on May 22. OPEC and its partners meet in Vienna late June 2018 to discuss future strategy.

Why cockroach milk is being hailed as the next big superfood
Scientists only have a few days to work with, as mother cockroaches only begin lactating for their young at around 40 days old. South African based Gourmet Grubb already make ice cream from "entomilk", milk made from a variety of insects.

Rocket from Gaza lands in Israeli town, no injuries
They said Israel "began this round of escalation" by targeting their installations in the past two days, killing four militants. The European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, called for an immediate halt to the rocket and mortar fire.

Sony's annual Days of Play brings deep discounts to hardware and games
During that period, there will be plenty of great deals and discounts to go around, from hardware markdowns to sales on titles. Called the Days of Play , the event celebrates Sony's legions of fans who have chosen to purchase one of its gaming consoles.

Federal Bureau of Investigation urges public to reboot home routers amid malware attack
Look for a small reset button on your device, though this will wipe any credentials you have stored on the device. The simplest thing to do is reboot the device, which will temporarily disrupt the malware if it is present.

New video game called "Active Shooter"
An online petition to stop the release of the game had gathered more than 100,000 signatures as of Tuesday (May 29) afternoon. On May 23, Acid posted a "clarification" saying they had received accusations and criticism since the game was announced.