Pharmaceutical company recalling anti-anxiety medication

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(CNN) – Mylan Pharmaceuticals is recalling a single lot of anti-anxiety medication commonly sold as Xanax.

Xanax is the brand name for the anti-anxiety medication, alprazolam.

The company believes the recalled product could potentially contain a foreign substance, causing a risk of illness.

The voluntary recall includes bottles containing 500 half milligram tablets.

Mylan says the pills were distributed in the U.S. between July and August.

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