The Associated Press is reporting Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, Inc just announced they are recalling dozens of lots of its generic version of cholesterol drug Lipitor because some may contain tiny glass particles.
Ranbaxy, India's largest drug maker, has recalled their 10-, 20-, and 40-milligram doses of tablets of atorvastitin calcium, the generic of Lipitor.
The 80-milligram strength tablets are not affected.
Patients who have recently filled prescriptions should contact their pharmacy to find out if their medicine was made by Ranbaxy or another generic drug maker. If it is from Ranbaxy, ask your pharmacist if it came from a recalled lot.
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