Important - Health Canada has issued a recall on the birth control product called Alysena 28.
Alysena®-28 is the generic form of Alesse®. The product potentially contains two weeks of placebo (sugar pills) instead of one week, which increases the possibility of unplanned pregnancy.
If you, or anyone you know has filled a prescription of Alesse® or Alysena®-28, between December 1, 2012 and April 12, 2013, please see a pharmacist
to determine whether your prescription is affected by this recall. See both links below to check the affected lot numbers (found on your prescription product).
For more information call Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700 or visit Health Canada's website at:
AND to see the notice regarding additional lots of Alysena-28 affected by the recall:
Please NOTE: Peel Public Health, Healthy Sexuality Clinics do not dispense Alysena®-28.