Kids' Medicine Recall

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

The makers of some cough and cold medicines for infants are voluntarily withdrawing 14 medicines as a precaution.. to avoid misuse of the products.

The drugmakers say misuse of the over the counter medicines in children under two years old could lead to an accidental overdose.

Consumers should contact the makers of the products for more information and what to do if they have purchased the products.

This withdrawal comes a week before meeting by the FDA to discuss the safety and effectiveness of over the counter cough and cold products for young children.

Medicines being recalled:

Dimetapp® Decongestant Plus Cough Infant Drops
Dimetapp® Decongestant Infant Drops
Little Colds® Decongestant Plus Cough
Little Colds® Multi-Symptom Cold Formula
PEDIACARE® Infant Drops Decongestant (containing pseudoephedrine)
PEDIACARE® Infant Drops Decongestant & Cough (containing pseudoephedrine)
PEDIACARE® Infant Dropper Decongestant (containing phenylephrine)
PEDIACARE® Infant Dropper Long-Acting Cough
PEDIACARE® Infant Dropper Decongestant & Cough (containing phenylephrine)
Robitussin® Infant Cough DM Drops
Triaminic® Infant & Toddler Thin Strips® Decongestant
Triaminic® Infant & Toddler Thin Strips® Decongestant Plus Cough
TYLENOL® Concentrated Infants' Drops Plus Cold
TYLENOL® Concentrated Infants' Drops Plus Cold & Cough

Click on the link below for more information from the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

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