Montana Recall: Get Rid Of This Potentially Toxic Medicine Now
Winter season in Montana is also "cold and flu" season, which may run longer than you might think. The season could go stick around well into March. There are a lot of products to help alleviate the symptoms of the cold, flu, or allergies. One brand of medicines is being recalled and you should stop the use of it immediately.
Robitussin Recall Across the Nation, Including Montana
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, there is a nationwide company recall, by Haleon of some of their Robitussin products that are found in Montana. The products are being recalled due to "microbial contamination". There are multiple products that are being recalled that you may have in your medicine cabinet right now. Only the products below are being recalled:
According to the FDA.
In immunocompromised individuals, the use of the affected product could potentially result in severe or life-threatening adverse events such as fungemia or disseminated fungal infection. In non-immunocompromised consumers, the population most likely to use the product, life-threatening infections are not likely to occur. However, the occurrence of an infection that may necessitate medical intervention cannot be completely ruled out.
To date Haleon has not received any reports of adverse affects of the related recalled medicines.
Photos of Recalled Medicine
Here are photos of the affected medicines with this recall.
It is recommended to stop using this product immediately. It is also recommended to dispose of the medicine properly. There are a lot of drop off locations for unused medicine at local pharmacies. People who are having any difficulty after ingesting any of the products should consult their physician. Haleon has set up phone number for people to call with questions or concerns: 1-800-332-1088 (Monday through Friday 8 AM to 6 PM Eastern Time). If you have questions you can email them directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.