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FDA Medwatch Alert: Children's Guaifenesin Grape Liquid and Guaifenesin DM Cherry Liquid by Perrigo Company: Recall - Potential Defect with Dosage Cup

Posted 15 Jan 2016 by Drugs.com

Including store brands: Sunmark   Rite-Aid   Topcare   Kroger   GoodSense   Dollar General Care One   CVS ISSUE: Perrigo Company announced that, following the recent recall of certain dosing cups by its supplier, it has initiated a voluntary product recall in the US to the retail level of 2 batches of its children's guaifenesin grape liquid (100mg/5 mL) and 3 batches of its children's guaifenesin DM cherry liquid (100mg guaifenesin and 5mg dextromethorphan HBr/ 5 ml) sold in 4 oz. bottles with dosage cup in a box under multiple store brand product names. Some packages contain an oral dosing cup with incorrect dose markings. See the press release for affected label and lot numbers. At risk populations such as those who are poor metabolizers of dextromethorphan may experience an overdose by a factor of 3, if incorrect measuring levels are used. Consumers should be aware that an overd ... Read more

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Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Bronchitis

Posted 25 Nov 2015 by Drugs.com

-- Bronchitis is an inflammation of tissue that lines the bronchial tubes in the lungs. If you're stricken, there are things you can do to be more comfortable and help ease coughing. The Mayo Clinic suggests: Avoid things that irritate your lungs, including smoking. If you'll be around strong fumes or irritants, wear a mask to protect your lungs. Run a humidifier to help your cough and thin mucus. Keep the machine clean, following the manufacturer's instructions. If colder air bothers your cough, wear a face mask when you head outdoors. Read more

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