Generic Lipitor Supply Adequate as Ranbaxy Recalls Pills
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Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. (RBXY)’s recall and production halt of its version of the cholesterol pill Lipitor won’t create a supply shortage, U.S. regulators said.
Ranbaxy has stopped making the generic pills while it investigates how glass particles got into the product, the Food and Drug Administration said today in a statement. The company, based near New Delhi, announced Nov. 23 it had recalled the medicine. The FDA said it hasn’t received any reports of patients being harmed.
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