URGENT RECALL: Common Medication Causing Dangerous Infections

URGENT RECALL: Common Medication Causing Dangerous Infections

(DailyDig.com) – On January 25, the announcement of a countrywide recall was made after discovering a potentially fatal fungus in numerous bottles of a well-known cough syrup in the United States.

The consumer health-care business Haleon is recalling voluntarily 8 lots of Robitussin’s “Honey CF Max Day Adult” and “Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult.”

Please do not use any of the eight lots of Robitussin cough syrup; instead, return them to the vendor right away to get your money back.

According to Haleon, the infected product posed a minimal threat of illness to healthy individuals. However, they cautioned that those with compromised immune systems run the risk of contracting fungemia, which is a potentially deadly illness in which yeast or fungus attacks the bloodstream. So far, they haven’t heard of any infections or other problems linked to the tainted cough syrup.

The lots of syrup that are recalled are T08742, T08740, T10808, T08733, T08732, T08731, T08730, and T10810. Customers can find the number of the lot printed beneath the label attached to the back of the bottle.

Recalled were two sizes of Robitussin Day product: 4 ounce and 8 ounce bottles. The recalled Robitussin Nighttime product, on the other hand, was only available in a 4-ounce bottle. Their use-by dates are between 5-2025 and 6-2026.

The recall does not impact any other of the Robitussin products.

Anyone who has bought the stated product should immediately cease using it, according to Haleon. Customers should see a doctor or other healthcare professional if anyone has any adverse reactions to this product.

When taken orally, the medicine provides temporary relief from the unpleasant symptoms of a cold or cough. Relief from these symptoms should last for hours.

It comprises the medications a consumer may purchase without a prescription: guaifenesin, which assists in clearing the chest by thinning phlegm and mucus, and dextromethorphan, which lowers brain activity that is responsible for coughing.

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