Freya-28 Oral Contraceptive Recall [Canada]


Canada HCSC RecallCanada/Ottawa: Mylan Pharmaceuticals recalls some Freya-28 Oral Contraceptives due to reduced contraception control, unplanned pregnancy hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/olpAq

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/35315a-eng.php

Additional information:Freya-28 Oral Contraceptive
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Drugs are subject to this recall:

  • Freya-28 Oral Contraceptives, lots: 3739F001B and 3739F002B

According to Health Canada, Freya-28, an oral contraceptive (birth control product), is being voluntarily recalled from the Canadian market by Mylan Pharmaceuticals after a pharmacy reported that a placebo pill was found in place of an active pill in one package. Packages of Freya-28 should have three rows of active (white color) pills and one row of placebo (green color) pills. Missing one or more active (white) pills could result in reduced effectiveness for contraception, with the possibility of an unplanned pregnancy.

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HCSC ID number: RA-35315
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2449
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