Children's Tylenol, Other Drugs Recalled

FDA reviews possible manufacturing flaws at Pa. company
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 1, 2010 12:37 PM CDT
Children's Tylenol, Other Drugs Recalled
Certain lots of Children's Tylenol are being recalled.   (Getty Images)

The FDA is investigating a health-care company following its recall of more than 40 over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medications. McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, issued the voluntary recall last night for children's versions of Tylenol, Tylenol Plus, Motrin, Zyrtec, and Benadryl. The possible manufacturing deficiencies include too-high doses of active ingredients.

The FDA said it was reviewing procedures at McNeil, which appears to be the sole source of the problems. It called the potential for serious medical problems "remote," but it advised consumers to stop using the medicine as a precaution. For details on the recall and lot numbers, click here or go to (More recall stories.)

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