Counterfeit Lipitor found on market in Britain

Health Canada is advising consumers that counterfeit Lipitor, which is used to treat high cholesterol, has been found on the market in Britain. The drug has a lot number of 067404K-3 and has an expiration date of May 2007. The health agency says that there is no indication the counterfeit Lipitor has reached the Canadian market but the product may have been purchased by Canadian travellers or over the internet.

Consumers may contact the Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate at 1-800-267-9675 if they believe they have a counterfeit version of this product.

Advisory notice