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Subject: Medication Recall
All drugs containing PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE are being recalled.
You may want to try calling the 800 number listed on most drug boxes
and inquire about a REFUND Please read this CAREFULLY. Also, please
pass this on to everyone you know.
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. Problems
were not found in men, but 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
or ange) 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
blets 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 Rel! ief Triaminic Expectorant
Chest & Head Triaminic Syrup ! ! Cold & amp;am p; 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:
Orange 3D 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 co nfirm these findings please take time to check the
PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO YOUR CHILDREN IN CASE THEY GIVE IT TO THEIR
CHILDREN OR TO FRIENDS WHO HAVE CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN.
Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 11:34 AM
Snacking on bananas between meals helps to
maybe its time to change that well-known phrase so that we say,
banana a day keeps the doctor away!"