>>> ATTENTION EVERYONE:
>>> Here's a recall that probably applies to EVERYONE!
>>> Subject: Warning on all drugs containing PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE
>>> 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
>>> 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 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 Hour 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 Extentabs Tablets
>>> Naldecon DX Pediatric Drops
>>> Permathene Mega-16
>>> Robitussin CF
>>> Tavist-D 12 Hour Relief of Sinus &Nasal
>>> 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:
>>> 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 confirm these findings please take time to check the following:
>>> URL: Phenylpropanolamine Information Page
>> > er/drug/infopage/ppa/default.htm
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