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    UPDATE: Massive recall of cholesterol-cutting tablets atorvastatin
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Updated 12/3/12: FDA says Ranbaxy Inc. will stop making the drug "until it has thoroughly investigated" how glass particles got into the medication.

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    Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc., a major maker of generic Lipitor, has issued a massive recall of the cholesterol-cutting tablets, which may be contaminated with tiny glass shards.

    The recall covers 41 lots of atorvastatin, the generic version of Lipitor. Each lot contains thousands of pills.

    The recall includes 10 mg, 20 mg, and 40 mg dosages. It does not include 80 mg atorvastatin tablets.

    Please click the link below for additional information and check your prescriptions!

    Generic Lipitor Recall


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