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Birth control pill recall: Danger of pregnancy despite taking the pill


Recall for birth control pills: women could get pregnant despite taking the preparation

Because the tablet packaging is printed incorrectly, the pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer recalls several batches of a birth control pill. According to the information, there is a risk of unwanted pregnancy despite taking the preparations.

No reliable protection

Fast, safe and convenient: Many women still use hormonal contraception. No wonder - the contraceptive pill usually provides reliable protection and sexual freedom when used and used correctly. However, with some preparations from the pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer, this protection is not necessarily given.

Incorrectly printed order of revenue
The State Office for Health and Social Affairs (Lageso) in Berlin informed in a message about a recall and a so-called red hand letter from Pfizer Pharma about the birth control pill Trigoa®.

It should be noted that blisters from three batches of this preparation show an incorrectly printed order of intake on the blisters.

"The resulting possible misuse of the drug may result in the risk of an unwanted pregnancy," says the message.

Women who use the Trigoa® contraceptive for the affected batches X34106, X51153 and W98332 in the period from 27.11. - 03.12.2018, are asked to return the medicines via the pharmacies. (ad)

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