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  • #335532
    Avatar of Mz_Amity
    Mz_Amity
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    i don’t kno how to upload this text file….so here it is:
    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 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 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!
    >
    > PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG TO ALL
    >
    >
    > ON YOUR MAILING LIST
    >
    >
    > so people are informed. They can then pass it along to their families. j
    >
    > To confirm these findings please take time to check the following:
    >
    > URL: Phenylpropanolamine Information Page
    >
    > http://wwwfda.gov/cder/drug/infopage/ppa/default.htm

    #335543
    Avatar of buttercream
    buttercream
    Participant

    Just like my luck. I just got back from buying one of the cough and cold medication on the list….

    Hmmm is this recent? I tracked the link and it’s been a health concern since 2002 but you never know I guess it’s better safe than sorry.

    #335552
    Avatar of SweetFantasy
    SweetFantasy
    Participant

    that link doesnt work

    #335562
    Avatar of Mz_Amity
    Mz_Amity
    Participant

    oh i am sorry for not posting sooner. ive always had this list..but i just havent thought about sharing with kc ppl. again my apologies…i hope people dont use these drugs on the list…especialy women…i have never used these drugs in my life….so im lucky.

    #335571
    Avatar of Sundy
    Sundy
    Participant

    thanks for the info. i did some of my own research and here is a bigger list of medicines that contain phenylpropanolomine (PPA).

    12-Hour Cold Kiddy Koff
    Alamine Kolephrin/DM
    Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Kolephrin NN Liquid
    Alka-Seltzer Plus Maximum Kophane
    Strength Sinus Allergy Kophane Cough and Cold
    Alka-Seltzer Plus Maximum Formula
    Strength Sinus Allergy Lanatuss Expectorant
    Medicine Medatussin Plus
    Alka-Seltzer Plus Myhydromine
    Nighttime Cold Myhydromine Pediatric
    Myminic
    Myphetane DC Cough
    Myphetapp
    Naldecon
    Naldecon Pediatric
    Alumadrine Naldecon-CX Adult Liquid
    Amaril D Naldecon-DX Adult Liquid
    Ami-Tex LA Naldecon-DX Children’s Syrup
    Anatuss Naldecon-DX Pediatric Drops
    Anatuss with Codeine Naldecon-EX
    A.R.M. Maximum Strength Naldelate
    Caplets Naldelate Pediatric Syrup
    BC Cold Powder Nalgest
    BC Cold Powder Non-Drowsy Nasahist
    Formula New-Decongest
    Banex New-Decongest Pediatric Syrup
    Banex Liquid Nolamine
    Banex-LA Nolex LA
    Bayaminic Expectorant Noraminic
    Bayaminicol Norel Plus
    Baycomine Normatane
    Baycomine Pediatric Normatane DC
    Bayer Cough Syrup Oragest S.R.
    Bayer Cough Syrup for Oraminic Spancaps
    Children Ornade
    Biphetane DC Cough Syrup Ornade A.F.
    BQ Cold Ornade-DM
    Bromanate DC Cough Syrup Ornade-DM 10
    Bromatap Ornade-DM 15
    Bromatapp Ornade-DM 30
    Bromophen T.D. Ornade Expectorant
    Bromphen DC w/Codeine Cough Orthoxicol Cough
    Caldomine-DH Forte Panadyl
    Caldomine-DH Pediatric Par Decon
    Cheracol Plus Pertussin AM
    Chexit Phanadex
    Chlor-Rest PhenAPAP No. 2
    Chlor-Trimetron Sinus Caplets Phenate T.D.
    Chlor-Tripolon Decongestant Phentox Compound
    Codamine Phenylfenesin L.A.
    Codamine Pediatric Poly-Histine-CS
    Codegest Expectorant Poly-Histine-D
    Codimal Expectorant Poly-Histine-D Ped
    Comtrex Multi-Symptom Poly-Histine-DM
    Cold Reliever Prominic Expectorant
    Condrin-LA Prominicol Cough
    Conex Pyrroxate
    Conex D.A. Remcol Cold
    Conex Plus Rentamine
    Conex w/Codeine Liquid Resaid S.R.
    Congesprin for Children Rescaps-D S.R.
    Liquid Cold Medicine Respinol-G
    Contac Jr. Children’s Respinol LA
    Cold Medicine Rhinocaps
    Contac 12-Hour Rhinolar-EX
    Contac Maximum Strength Rhinolar-EX 12
    12-Hour Robitussin-CF
    Contac Maximum Strength Ru-Tuss II
    12-Hour Caplets Ru-Tuss w/Hydrocodone
    Cophene-S Liquid
    Cophene-X Rymed
    Cophene-XP Rymed Liquid
    Coricidin Cough Saleto-CF
    Coricidin D Saleto-D
    Coricidin D Decongestant Sinapils
    Coricidin D Medilets
    Coricidin Demilets
    Coricidin Maximum Strength Sine-Off Sinus Medicine
    Sinus Headache Sinubid
    Corsym Sinucon Pediatric Drops
    Dapacin Cold Sinulin
    Decongestabs Sinutab SA
    Dehist Snaplets-D
    Demazin Snaplets-DM
    Demazin Repetabs Snaplets-EX
    Despec Snaplets-Multi
    Dilotab St. Joseph Cold Tablets
    Dimaphen S.A. for Children
    Dimetane Expectorant Stamoist LA
    Dimetane Expectorant-C Statuss Green
    Dimetane Expectorant-DC Syracol Liquid
    Dimetane-DC Cough Tamine S.R.
    Dimetapp Tavist-D
    Dimetapp-A T-Koff
    Dimetapp-A Pediatric Triaminic
    Dimetapp-DM Triaminic Allergy
    Dimetapp with Codeine Triaminic Chewables
    Dimetapp Extentabs Triaminic Cold
    Dimetapp Maximum Strength Triaminic-DM Cough Formula
    Liquigels Triaminic-DM Expectorant
    Dimetapp Oral Infant Drops Triaminic Expectorant
    Dimetapp Plus Caplets Triaminic Expectorant DH
    Dorcol DM Triaminic Expectorant
    Drinophen w/Codeine
    Dristan Triaminic Oral Infant Drops
    Drize Triaminic TR
    Duadacin Triaminicin
    Dura-Vent Triaminicin w/Codeine
    Dura-Vent/A Triaminicol DM

    Efficol Cough Whip (Cough Relief
    Suppressant/Decongestant) Tricodene Forte
    Efficol Cough Whip (Cough Tricodene NN
    Suppressant/Decongestant/ Tricodene NN Pediatric
    Antihistamine) Medication
    Efficol Whip Tricodene Pediatric
    Entex Trind
    Entex LA Trind DM Liquid
    Entex Liquid Tri-Nefrin Extra Strength
    Extreme Cold Formula Caplets Tripalgen Cold
    Flogesic Tri-Phen-Chlor
    Genamin Tri-Phen-Chlor T.D.
    Genatap Triphenyl
    Gencold Triphenyl Expectorant
    Genex Triphenyl T.D.
    Gentab-LA Tusquelin
    Guaipax Tuss-Ade
    Halls Mentho-Lyptus Tussagesic
    Halls Mentho-Lyptus Tuss Allergine Modified
    Decongestant Cough T.D.
    Formula Tussaminic C Forte
    Head & Chest Tussaminic C Pediatric
    Histabid Duracaps Tussaminic DH Forte
    Histalet Forte Tussaminic DH Pediatric
    Histamic Tussanil DH Tablets
    Hista-Vadrin Tussogest
    Histosal Tuss-Ornade Liquid
    Hold (Children’s Formula) Tuss-Ornade Spansules
    Hycomine
    Hycomine Pediatric ULR-LA
    Hydromine Utex-S.R.
    Hydromine Pediatric Vasominic T.D.
    Hydrophen Veltap

    ref: http://www.phenylpropanolamine-ppa.com/pages/ppa-list.html

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