Pregnant US women sue over mislabeled birth control pills

A suit was filed in Philadelphia against four pharmaceutical companies that sold birth control pills in packaging that mistakenly reversed the order in which they were to be taken, rendering them ineffectiveMore than 100 women who became pregnant after taking birth control pills that were mislabeled have filed suit in the United States, seeking millions of dollars in damages and interest, their lawyer said Thursday. The suit was filed last week in Philadelphia against four pharmaceutical companies that sold the pills in packaging that mistakenly reversed the order in which they were to be taken, rendering them ineffective. The packaging error left the women "without adequate compensation and at risk for unwanted pregnancy," the complaint charges.



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