Children's Tylenol and Other Drugs Recalled: may contain too much of the active ingredient

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 05/01/2010 - 13:43.

Consumers should stop using certain lots of infants' and
children's Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl products
because some of them may contain too much of the active
ingredient, McNeil said in a statement late Friday.

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The New York Times
Sat, May 01, 2010 -- 11:55 AM ET
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Children's Tylenol and Other Drugs Recalled

The McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit of Johnson & Johnson has
voluntarily begun a recall of certain children's
over-the-counter liquid medicines because of manufacturing
deficiencies, the Food and Drug Administration said Saturday.

The deficiencies may affect the potency, purity or quality of
the products, the agency said in a statement.

Consumers should stop using certain lots of infants' and
children's Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl products
because some of them may contain too much of the active
ingredient, McNeil said in a statement late Friday.

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