Mid Valley Pharmaceutical is recalling its Doctor Manzanilla Cough & Cold and Doctor Manzanilla Allergy & Decongestant Relief syrup over concerns the products may be tainted with the antibiotic-resistant bacteria Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia).
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What’s the problem?
August 31, 2017 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall notice Wednesday, stating that the following products are being recalled because they may contain B. cepacia bacteria:
- Doctor Manzanilla Allergy & Decongestant Relief 4 fl ounce bottles (118 ml) – UPC # 7 62558 00204 1 – lot number 23221701 – expiration date 05/19.
- Doctor Manzanilla Cough & Cold 4 fl ounce (118 ml) containers – UPC# 7 62558 00316 1 – lot # 23221701 – expiration date 05/19.
The recalled products are sold over the counter (OTC) for the treatment of cough, nasal congestion, sneezing, and bronchial irritation. Doctor Manzanilla Allergy & Decongestant Relief is sold as an antihistamine. Both products were sold in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas to retailers and pharmacies.
Consumers in possession of any recalled items should throw them away immediately or return them for a refund.
To date, no B. cepacia infections or other injuries have been linked to the recalled cold and allergy medications.
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