Norethindrone and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets (Nortrel 7/7/7) Recall
July 9, 2003
Barr Laboratories voluntarily recalled 3 lots of its triphasic Nortrel 7/7/7 (norethindrone / ethinyl estradiol) 28-day oral contraceptives. The affected lots are lot #290122001, 290122002, and 290122003. These lots had the color coded tablets in the wrong sequence in blister pack, which could increase risk of pregnancy in women taking these products. Additional information is available at the following links:
- MedWatch Alert:
- Barr News Release:
July 9, 2003; University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2009, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.