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Gas-Aid Extra Strength FDA Alerts

The FDA Alert(s) below may be specifically about Gas-Aid Extra Strength or relate to a group or class of drugs which include Gas-Aid Extra Strength (simethicone).

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Recent FDA Alert(s) for simethicone

Infants' Mylicon Gas Relief Dye Free Drops (Simethicone-Antigas)

Nov 12, 2008

Audience: Consumers, pediatricians, other healthcare professionals

[Posted 11/12/2008] Johnson & Johnson, Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Company and FDA notified consumers and healthcare professionals of a voluntary recall of Infants' Mylicon Gas Relief Dye Free Drops ( Lot No. SMF007 and SMF008) sold in 1 oz plastic bottles that were distributed after October 5, 2008, nationwide. The product was recalled because some bottles could include metal fragments that were generated during the manufacturing process. Parents who have given the product to their infant and are concerned should contact their healthcare professional.

[November 07, 2008 - Press Release - Johnson & Johnson • Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Company]