February 18, 2008 at 11:39 am #2207kcirelandMember
This just came in from my Mom in Canada.
They are warning everyone to check their medicine cabinets to see if this PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE is listed in any of their medicines!
Here is a list … mostly North American Brands. Please let us know if you find it in any Irish Brands too!
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. Problems were not found in men, but the FDA recommended that everyone ( even children ) seek alternative medicine.
The following medicationscontain Phenylpropanolamine:
-Acutrim Diet Gum Appetite Suppressant
-Acutrim Plus Dietary Supplements
-Acutrim Maximum Strength Appetite Control
-Alka-Seltzer+ Children’s Cold Medicine Effervescent
-Alka-Seltzer+ Cold Medicine (cherry or orange)
-Alka-Seltzer+ Cold Medicine Original
-Alka-Seltzer+ Cold &Cough Medicine Effervescent
-Alka-Seltzer+ Cold & Flu Medicine
-Alka-Seltzer+ Cold & Sinus Effervescent
-Alka Seltzer+ 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 Vitamin C/Caffeine Free
-Dimetapp Cold &Allergy Chewable Tablets
-Dimetapp Cold &Cough Liqui-Gels
-Dimetapp DM Cold &Cough Elixir
-Dimetapp 4 Hour Liquid Gels
-Dimetapp 4 Hour Tablets
-Dimetapp 12 Hour Extentabs Tablets
-Naldecon DX Pediatric Drops
-Tavist-D 12Hour Relief of Sinus & Nasal Congestion
-Triaminic DM Cough Relief
-Triaminic Expectorant Chest &Head
-Triaminic Syrup Cold & Allergy
-Triaminic Triaminicol Cold &CoughFebruary 18, 2008 at 12:45 pm #55744CanucklassMember
How many of those have I consumed over my life!?
Will have a look in the cupboard
Thanks for the head’s up.February 18, 2008 at 1:38 pm #55757scole1Member
god thanks for that will have a look and see if anything in the press….February 18, 2008 at 4:23 pm #55789MoonflowerMember
that Robitussin CF product sound familiar….back in my desparate trying to conceive days, i used to take the cough medicine around ovulation time to try to increase EW mucus to aid conception…….my god in higher doses as well 😳 …….so if anyone still posts on other trying to conceive websites, it may be worth adding this post to it???
thanks for the info
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