Products containing the ingredient include antihistamine and decongestant products such as Claritin-D, Sudafed
, and Zyrtec-D.
Areview of remedies such as Lemsip powders, Day Nurse and Sudafed
by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) found "no robust evidence that these medicines work" in children.
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A review of popular remedies such as Lemsip powders, Day Nurse and Sudafed
by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency found "no robust evidence that these medicines work" in children.
has urged the FDA to investigate Pfizer--which was the first company to offer a reformulated alternative to pseudoephedrine, the phenylephrine-based Sudafed
PE--for marketing an ineffective medication.
During the preliminary hearing in June 2004, Los Angeles County deputy medical examiner Louis Pena testified Isaac died from the combined effects of an overdose of Sudafed
, multiple injuries and asphyxiation.
It might not have helped that American Novelties owner Johnny Harris told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in August that he made most of his money from Sudafed
, Tylenol Cold and other pseudoephedrine products rather than his gag gifts.
And Pfizer said it might sell or spin off its consumer healthcare unit, which sells Listerine mouthwash, TCP, Nicorettes and Sudafed
The law requires prescriptions by mid-2006 for medicines containing pseudoephedrine and two similar substances, used in such popular medicines as Sudafed
, Claritin and Theraflu.
The solution to the meth epidemic is not in harsher punishments or mandating prescriptions for Sudafed
As the heart of the cold and flu season arrives in Oregon, consumers are finding they can no longer wander into the store, grab a box of Sudafed
and take it to the cashier.
Four years ago, these two chemicals were illegal--but the FDA legalized them, after heavy lobbying by pharmaceutical companies who wanted to use them, in less potent form, in cough remedies like Sudafed
Independent research carried out this month for Sudafed
, a decongestant product, found a record 9pc of the population suffering with coughs and colds compared with Bristol, where just 2.
Among the everyday medicines which are no longer on the banned list are Actifed, Sudafed
and Uniflu as well as some Beechams, Benylin and Nurofen products.
He supplemented the medications the flight surgeon had given him with a collection of sundry, witch-doctor tricks, If you've ever read the label on a bottle of Sudafed
, you know it says to take a dose every four to six hours.