Nine retailers have recalled two flavors of store brand children’s liquid cold medicine. The dosage cup contains incorrect markings that could lead to an overdose.
The Perrigo company manufactures the medicine that is sold nationally under several different brand names. Some of those retailers include c-CVS, Kroger, and Dollar General.
The recall covers batches of the grape flavored and cherry flavored medicine sold in four-ounce bottles.
An overdose of the medicine can cause hyper-excitability, rapid eye movements, irregular heart beat, and even death.
Recalled lots, along with their corresponding branded labels, are listed below:
GUAIFENESIN GRAPE LIQ 4 OZ
GUAIFENESIN DM CHRY LIQ 4 OZ
|Topcare||5LK0528, 5LK0630, 5LK0779||03/2017|
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
- Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm
- Regular Mail: use postage-paid FDA form 3500 available at:
www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form.
- Fax: 1-800-FDA-0178
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.