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
Way outdated info...here is the snopes on it.
Answer by ColleenF30 at 11:11 AM on Mar. 7, 2009
Answer by Buffie95 at 11:19 AM on Mar. 7, 2009
Answer by Buffie95 at 11:20 AM on Mar. 7, 2009
Answer by Izsarejman at 12:19 PM on Mar. 7, 2009
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