Saturday, October 30, 2010

38,000 more bottles of Lipitor recalled over odor complaints - CNN.com

38,000 more bottles of Lipitor recalled over odor complaints - CNN.com

Pfizer is recalling an additional 38,000 bottles of the cholesterol-fighting drug Lipitor after reports of an odor linked to the packaging bottles, the drug company said in a statement.

The recall will affect Lipitor 40 mg tablets (atorvastatin calcium) distributed in the United States. The company said the bottles were supplied by a third-party manufacturer.

Earlier this year, Pfizer recalled of more than 190,000 bottles of Lipitor due to similar odor-related complaints.

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