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Lipitor Bottles Recalled Due to Unusual Odor

Posted on Oct 14, 2010 in Uncategorized

No Health Risk Likely, Says Maker of the Cholesterol-Lowering Drug By Miranda Hitti WebMD Health NewsReviewed by Laura J. Martin, MDOct. 8, 2010 — The drug company Pfizer is recalling 191,000 bottles of Lipitor, the cholesterol-lowering statin drug, due to complaints of an unusual odor. In a statement emailed to WebMD, Pfizer spokesman Rick Chambers writes that there have been “a small number” of reports of the “uncharacteristic odor related to the bottles in which the product is packaged.” Pfizer and the bottle supplier are investigating the source of the...

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