Recall: The ORTHO-NOVUM Norethindrone/Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets
On 2018-11-02, the FDA announced that Janssen Pharmaceuticals is conducting a recall on Norethindrone/Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets due to a possible undetermined hazard. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) The ORTHO-NOVUM during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
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Name: Janssen Pharmaceuticals
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Norethindrone/Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets
Brand Name(s): The ORTHO-NOVUM
Reason for Recall: Undetermined Hazard
Official Recall Date: 2018-11-02
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
The ORTHO-NOVUM product itself remains safe and effective for use with the appropriate dispenser instructions. Read More.
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