January 2016: Perrigo Company said Monday it’s recalling two flavors of its children’s liquid cough medicine because of a potential overdose risk.
The recall includes two batches of children’s guaifenesin grape liquid (100mg/5 mL) and three batches of children’s guaifenesin DM cherry liquid (100mg guaifenesin and 5mg dextromethorphan HBr/ 5 ml) sold in 4 oz. bottles with the dosage cup in a box. The medicine is being sold nationwide under a variety of brand names, including Rite-Aid, Dollar General, CVS and Kroger.
The recall is being initiated because of the potential that some packages contain an oral dosing cup with incorrect dose markings.
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