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DRUG RECALL - VERY SERIOUS - CONFIRMED BY SNOPES.COM & FDA

Posted by on May. 24, 2009 at 1:01 PM
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DRUG 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
Ac utrim Maximum Strength Appetite Control
Alka-Seltzer Plus Children's Cold Medi cine Effervescent
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold medicine (cherry or or ange)
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Medicine Original
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold &Cough Medicine Ef fervescent
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 Vi tamin 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 Extentabs 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 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< BR>following:

http://www.fda.gov/cder/drug/infopage/ppa/

PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO YOUR CHILDREN IN CASE THEY GIVE IT TO THEIR CHILDREN OR TO FRIENDS WHO HAVE CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN
 
by on May. 24, 2009 at 1:01 PM
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elleinad
by on May. 24, 2009 at 1:05 PM

The FDA saves us all again. What a wonderful organization. *Puke.*

"Suffering is not the worst thing; indifference is. Happiness is not the most important thing in life; aliveness is." (Erich Fromm)
diane08502
by on May. 24, 2009 at 1:08 PM

    This recall is about 4 or 5 years old, but, it is worth repeating, because some of these products might still be out there.   Thank you for writing this.   Diane

dianelanglamorticella@yahoo.com
gypsy_rose
by on May. 24, 2009 at 1:08 PM

here we again

GET CRAP OUT OF OTHER COUNTRIES! THEY ARE POSIONING US!!!!!!! Make the CRAP HERE.

I would rather spend more money then wonder everyday if what i am touching/ingesting is going to kill me or make me ill

 

gypsy_rose
by on May. 24, 2009 at 1:11 PM

here is some current recalls

May 22, 2009

Fun Express Expands Nationwide Recall of Water-Based Face Paint

St. Bernadette Circle, St. Rose Church Recalls Pistachios-In Shell Dry Roasted and Salted Because of Possible Health Risk

May 21, 2009

Nutro Products Announces Voluntary Recall of Limited Range of Dry Cat Food Products

Western Bagel Baking Corporation Issues an Allergen Alert for Undeclared Egg In Publix Brand 100% Whole Wheat Sliced Bagels

May 20, 2009

Rio Pluma LLC (a division of Stapleton Spence Packing Company) is Reissuing its Recall of Peanut Products Because they may be Contaminated with Salmonella

Domega International Co Ltd, Issues an Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in FMD Brand Spiced Bean

May 15, 2009

L&M Companies, Inc. Recalls Whole Cantaloupes Because Of Possible Health Risk

May 12, 2009

Edaleen Dairy Recalls Tin Roof Sundae Ice Cream And Chocolate Peanut Butter Nut Ice Cream Because Of Possible Health Risk

FDA Alerts Consumers to Recall of Water-Based Face Paints

Tofutti Brands Inc. Announces Precautionary Recall of 12 Pallets of Vanilla Cuties Due to Possible Trace Level Milk Contamination

May 11, 2009

Dietary Supplements Worth $1.3 Million Condemned and Forfeited to the United States Under Consent Decree

AS Medications Solution LLC. Announces a Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Digoxin Tablets 0.25mg Due to Size Variability

May 8, 2009

The Nuthouse, Los Angeles, Conducts Voluntarily Recall of Pistachios Due to Possible Health Risks

May 7, 2009

FDA: More than $1.5 Million of Adulterated Food, Food Ingredients Seized

Testosterone Gel Safety Concerns Prompt FDA to Require Label Changes, Medication Guide

Iovate Health Sciences U.S.A., Inc. Adds Hydroxycut-Branded Product Universal Product Codes to its Voluntary Nationwide Recall

pinklilly_77
by on May. 24, 2009 at 1:57 PM

I got this email last night.... I just thought Id share because alot of this is stuff prople use....

Quoting diane08502:

    This recall is about 4 or 5 years old, but, it is worth repeating, because some of these products might still be out there.   Thank you for writing this.   Diane


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