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G RECALL - VERY SERIOUS - CONFIRMED BY SNOPES.COM & FDA
> All drugs containing PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE are being recalled.
> STOP TAKING anything containing this ingredient. It has been linked to increased hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in brain)
> among women ages 18-49 in the three days after starting use
> of medication The FDA recommended that everyone (even children) seek alternative medicine.
> The following medications contain Phenylpropanolamine:
> Acutrim Diet Gum Appetite Suppressant
> Acutrim Plus Dietary Supplements
> Acutrim Maximum Strength Appetite Control
> Alka-Seltzer Plus Children's Cold Medicine Effervescent
> Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold medicine (cherry or orange)
> Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Medicine Original
> Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough Medicine Effervescent
> Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu Medicine
> Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Sinus Effervescent
> Alka-Seltzer Plus Night-Time Cold Medicine
> BC Allergy Sinus Cold Powder
> BC Sinus Cold Powder
> Comtrex Flu Therapy & Fever Relief
> Day & Night Contac 12-Hour Cold Capsules
> Contac 12 Hour Caplets
> Coricidin D Cold, Flu & Sinus
> Dexatrim Caffeine Free
> Dexatrim Extended Duration
> Dexatrim Gelcaps
> Dexatrim Vitamin C/Caffeine Free
> Dimetapp Cold & Allergy Chewable Tablets
> Dimetapp Cold & Cough Liqui-Gels
> Dimetapp DM Cold & Cough Elixir
> Dimetapp Elixir
> Dimetapp 4 Hour Liquid Gels
> Dimetapp 4 Hour Tablets
> Dimetapp 12 Hour Extendtabs Tablets
> Naldecon DX Pediatric Drops
> Permathene Mega-16
> Robitussin CF
> Tavist-D 12 Hour Relief of Sinus & Nasal Congestion
> Triaminic DM Cough Relief
> Triaminic Expectorant Chest & Head
> Triaminic Syrup Cold & Allergy
> Triaminic Triaminicol Cold & Cough
> I just found out and called the 800# on the container
> for Triaminic and they informed me that they are voluntarily recalling the following medicines because of a certain ingredient that is causing stro kes and seizures in children
> Orange3D Cold &Allergy Cherry (Pink)
> 3D Cold &Cough Berry
> 3D Cough Relief Yellow 3D Expectorant
> They are asking you to call them at 800-548-3708 with
> the lot number on the box so they can send you postage for you
> to send it back to them, and they will also issue you a refund.
> If you know of anyone else with small children,
> PLEASE PASS THIS ON. THIS IS SERIOUS STUFF!
> DO PASS ALONG TO ALL ON YOUR MAILING LIST so people are informed They can then pass it along to their families.
> To confirm these findings please take time to check the following:
> PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO YOUR CHILDREN IN CASE THEY GIVE IT TO THEIR CHILDREN OR TO FRIENDS WHO HAVE CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN.