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Major medicine Recall- PLEASE READ!!!

Posted by on Feb. 19, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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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 Hou r 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 Extendtabs20Tablets
Naldecon DX Pediatric Drops
Pe rmathene 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 Triami nicol 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 cal l 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=2 0can then pass it a long to their families.

To confirm these findings please take time to check the 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.

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ballewal
by on Feb. 19, 2009 at 9:03 AM

This article was accurate in 2000 when it started but is now outdates. Check out urbalegends.about.com for more information. According to the FDA, these products have all been reformulated in the last eight years since the advisory was published.

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