Recall of OTC pain, sleep & allergy control products

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   Posted 1/15/2010 3:35 PM (GMT -7)   
This was just announced on today's news.  Products such as Tylenol (Arthritis, Regular, Extra Strength, PM, etc.), Motrin (IB, Children's), Benadryl, Rolaids, St. Joseph Aspirin, Simply Sleep, etc. are included in the recall due to small amounts of a chemical contaminant that has apparently sickened some (foul odor, GI upset).  Check out the following link for more info:
Chronic Lyme Disease, Chronic Bartonella (clinical dx only), Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, chronic Lymphopenia, etc.; G-Tube; Currently weaning off TPN.
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   Posted 1/15/2010 4:13 PM (GMT -7)   
I saw this on the news today. I gave my toddler Motrin for the 1st time last week!!!!!!!!!!! UGH!
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   Posted 1/16/2010 5:35 AM (GMT -7)   
Yikes! My oldest daughter has been taking Benadryl!!! I will have to call her and let her know. My God, I wish they would get this stuff straight. What is going on lately?
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   Posted 1/16/2010 10:13 AM (GMT -7)   
It seems as if there is a never-ending supply of these situations!!!
It's been said:LD patients can be as ill as people w/ congest. heart failure & in as much pain as post-op patients.

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   Posted 1/27/2010 12:01 AM (GMT -7)   
Thank you, Razzle, for the update! Best wishes, bablymers mom
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