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-- Pfizer recalling about a million packets of birth control pills -- the big story took do you recall here in the United States the pharmaceutical giant admitting that the pills are -- does and may not actually be capable.
-- preventing pregnancy.
Doctor Manny Alvarez joins us with more outlets so one thing that they got to -- with -- developed.
Tells us you know birth control pills are very effective at preventing pregnancy in 99 point 8% -- with a very that them you know they do their function.
But basically what they found that over a million of these -- you know in search packets.
Contain you know and it usually is it would talk about -- over old when he.
Which is a very popular -- popular birth control brand -- income combination.
You know where you have 21 days.
Of the chemicals estrogen and progesterone which prevent pregnancy and ovulation.
And about seven days of reminder -- will be called -- placebo pills.
But it in this particular you know -- recall basically you have package that may have.
You -- more in their pills less birth control pills so this is a very very terrible and dangerous thing.
-- -- -- -- And so what you know everybody -- all these pills -- be -- recall would telling patients police if you have you know any of these types of a pills to maybe get a new prescription because they might -- be effective so this is going to be a big brouhaha.
-- coming soon do you think call me in about nine months yourself it's quite busy how things you can help o'clock I'll be quite busy -- -- -- generated.
Company to write and did you find us a doctor is some like this happens to a company that -- second be.
It big deal they don't handle well -- look that this was made by Pfizer Pfizer is one -- find is more suitable companies this was -- the manufacture the pills probably for.
Sort of the generic branding and they did they do the company.
That sold -- -- or marketed to this product was aframax which is that you know very popular marketing company.
But look it this is a bigger thing because people tend to forget you know that I'm I'm a novel how will bring the argument later this afternoon -- filed to sell -- -- in my.
In my view -- -- clock.
Internet to -- chat she at check boxes dot com right because you know people say well.
You know birth control -- you know -- they aren't chemicals they are medication and you know sometimes you know.
The day after pill which is you now -- tried to get over the counter you know.
-- I believe it.
You look I think that all these things you know the quality controlled lead the Union Station decide affects all need to be taken into consideration.
And as you can see this is gonna create a lot of will be -- -- four women.
You know -- shame on Pfizer because I think that this is something that should have been dealt with earlier and then how we have to warn people.
And the large deficits and commits a large number well -- God's -- one million packets of a lot of birth control.
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