Serious Phenylpropanolamine drug are recalled.

>> Monday, March 8, 2010

All drugs containing
PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE are being recalled.

STOP TAKING anything containing this ingredient. It has been linked to increased hemorrhagic stroke
(bleeding in brain)
DrugRecall 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 strokes 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  800-548-3708    800-548-3708  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,
To confirm these findings please take time to check the following:
http://www.fda. gov/cder/ drug/infopage/ ppa/


ianne March 9, 2010 at 2:37 PM  

wow... i was actually informed about the medication's content. i used to take it before until last year after i was informed. you can help other with that post. Great!

Affection March 10, 2010 at 10:05 AM  

Thanks Ianne for your comment.

DrugLord,  July 6, 2010 at 3:17 AM  

Let me guess... The FDA made anoter super mistake releasing a drug that is said to be safe:))

Affection July 6, 2010 at 8:46 AM  

Finally, they did catch the problem and at least they recalled those bad boys back.

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