38,000 More Smelly Bottles Of Lipitor Recalled

Pfizer is recalling 38,000 more bottles of Lipitor because the bottles smell musty.

The recall only affects 40mg dosage size. If you experience the odor, return the tablets to your pharmacist and ask them about their refund policies.

Testing has determined that the odor is not harmful and does not affect the medication.

The recall expands on an earlier recalls of 191,000 bottles.

Customers with questions can call 1-888-LIPITOR.

Lipitor Recall Information [FDA]

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  1. u1itn0w2day says:

    This is more common than you think. I’ve known people working in pharmaceutical plants who said the plant had to be shut down with the entire process physically checked including the pipes and containers that handle the chemicals. For YEARS. They also monitor them before,during and after the manufacturing process. They’ve even hired 30$ an hour specialistS to monitor and fix problems, over 1/2 dozen a SHIFT.

    I don’t know wether the industry thought about maintenance or they switch the products they manufacture too frequently increasing the chances of contamination.

    I see stuff like this I have more incentive to workout and watch diet which won’t help everyone but the more YOU can do to stay out of the medical system/industry the less chances you have of something like this happening.

  2. AllanG54 says:

    I’ve been using Lipitor for years and never had that problem. Just got my scrip refilled by mail and those pills were fine too. Maybe because they were repacked from a large bottle into the one that was sent to me.

  3. speechteach says:

    They not only smell bad, they taste bad. Unemployed, I called the Pfizer Maintain Program (free meds for the unemployed) and reported the problem. They’re sending a replacement bottle — in two weeks. Doesn’t make much sense, does it?

  4. speechteach says:

    They not only smell bad, they taste bad. Unemployed, I called the Pfizer Maintain Program (free meds for the unemployed) and reported the problem. They’re sending a replacement bottle — in two weeks. Doesn’t make much sense, does it?