Infant childrens nonprescription cough and cold medicines recall - Johnson & Johnson Wyeth FDA Alert
Johnson & Johnson Wyeth and other makers of nonprescription cough and cold medicines issues recall on these products due to possible overdose concerns in children under 2 years of age.
A spokeswoman for Consumer Healthcare, a trade association
representing the makers of over-the-counter medicines, said
overdoses have led to death and serious injury in rare
instances, but stressed that the medications are safe when used
CVS Pharmacy said it will immediately remove those
recalled medicines and store-brand equivalents.
Brands that are recalled include:
Concentrated Infants' TYLENOL Drops Plus Cold;
Concentrated Infants' TYLENOL Drops Plus Cold & Cough;
PEDIACARE Infant Drops Decongestant (PSE);
PEDIACARE Infant Drops Decongestant & Cough (PSE);
PEDIACARE Infant Dropper Decongestant (PE);
PEDIACARE Infant Dropper Long-Acting Cough;
PEDIACARE Infant Dropper Decongestant & Cough (PE) products;
Dimetapp Decongestant Plus Cough Infant Drops;
Demetapp Decongestant Infant Drops;
Little Colds Decongestant Plus Cough;
Little Colds Multi-Symptom Cold Formula;
Robitussin Infant Cough DM Drops;
Infant & Toddler Thin Strips Decongestant and Triaminic Infant
& Toddler Thin Strips Decongestant Plus Cough.
For More Information visit the Children's Cold & Cough Medicine Recall page.
FDA Website: www.fda.gov