Product Recall: Cholesterol Medication


Product name: Atorvastatin.

Manufacturer: Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals.

Reason: possible contamination with very small glass particles similar in size to grain of sand.

Affected lots: certain lots of 10, 20 and 40 milligram dosage strengths packaged in bottles of 90 and 500 tablets.

Illnesses, injuries or deaths: None reported.

What to do: Consumers who may have received a recalled product should consult with their pharmacist where they bought the product and stop taking Atorvastatin if it was in recalled lots, and should consult with their pharmacist or physician to get an alternative product.


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