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Old February 2nd, 2005, 02:28 AM  
Whisper
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I got this e-mail from my brother inlaw (EMT) thought I'd post it

URGENT-URGENT- DRUG RECALL.
>
> All drugs containingPHENYLPROPANOLAMINE
> 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 TAKINGanything containing this ingredient. It has been linked
>to
>increased hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in the brain) among women ages 18-49
>in the three days
> after starting use of medication. Problems were not found in men,
>however, the FDA
> recommended that everyone (even children) seek an alternative
>medicine.
>
> The following medications contain Phenylpropanolamine:
>
> Acutrim Diet Gum Appetite Suppressant
> Acutrim Plus Dietary Supplements
> Acu trim 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
> 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 Congestion
> Triaminic DM Cough Relief
> Triaminic Expectorant Ches t & 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 1-800-548-3708with 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 THIS 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
>
> http://wwwfda.gov/cder/drug/infopage/ppa/default.htm
>
>

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