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Fake Lipitor Pills Result In Recall

Posted May 26, 2003 10:33 a.m. EDT

— According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, pills in about 100,000 bottles of the drug Lipitor are fakes. Your pharmacist may not know it yet.

Many local pharmacists contacted by WRAL on Saturday had not yet heard about the recall. The recall affects three lots of the 90-count bottles of the cholesterol medication.

The lot numbers are:

  • 20722V, expiration date Sept. 2004
  • 04132V, expiration date Jan. 2004
  • 16942V, expiration date Sept. 2004
  • If you have one of the bottles, take it back to the pharmacy where you bought it.