Cough medicines containing pholcodine withdrawn over safety fears
Certain cough medicines sold behind the counter at pharmacies are being withdrawn over safety concerns. Health experts say there is a very rare chance of people experiencing an allergic reaction linked to an ingredient called pholcodine.
Published 3 months ago · London, United Kingdom
Cold and flu medicines withdrawn over safety fears - here's the full list
It’s only a precaution, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency stressed (Picture: Shutterstock / i viewfinder) Some cold and flu medicine sold behind pharmacy counters is being recalled over safety concerns. Medicine regulators said today products containing pholcodine – which has a ‘very rare’ chance of causing an allergic reaction – are being taken off the shelves. The ingredient has been used as a cough suppressant since th…
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Some cough, cold and flu medicines are being taken off shelves as a precaution - here's the list
Day and Night Nurse Capsules and Boots Day Cold and Flu Relief Oral Solution are among the 20 medicines listed by the regulator which are being withdrawn from the UK following concerns over very rare cases of allergic reaction.
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