Healthcare product company Perrigo issued a voluntary recall Monday for two of its children’s cough syrups, as  some packages contain an oral dosing cup with incorrect markings. The products were sold as store brand in various retail stores nationwide.

The recalled products are  children's guaifenesin grape liquid (100mg/5 mL) and children's guaifenesin DM cherry liquid (100mg guaifenesin and 5mg dextromethorphan HBr/ 5 ml) sold in 4 oz. bottles with dosage cup in a box under the store brand products listed below.

GUAIFENESIN GRAPE LIQ 4 OZ

Label

Lot number

Expiry

H.E.B

5LK0592

08/2017

CVS

5MK0340

08/2017

GUAIFENESIN DM CHRY LIQ 4 OZ

Label

Lot number

Expiry

Sunmark

5LK0528, 5LK0630

03/2017

Rite-Aid

5LK0528, 5LK0630

03/2017

Topcare

5LK0528, 5LK0630, 5LK0779

03/2017

Kroger

5LK0528, 5LK0630

03/2017

GoodSense

5LK0528

03/2017

Dollar General

5LK0630

03/2017

Care One

5LK0630

03/2017

CVS

5LK0630

03/2017

According to a press release by Perrigo, use of these products with an affected dosing cup is unlikely to result in serious side effects. No reports due to overdoses have been received.

An overdose of guaifenesin DM may cause symptoms including hyper excitability, rapid eye movements, changes in muscle reflexes, hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, irregular heartbeat, seizures, respiratory depression, and death.

 

The company is notifying its distributors and customers by verbal and e-mail communication and consumers with the products should discard the product and dosing device. Consumers may call Perrigo Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM EST, at 1-888-345-0479, or visit mucusreliefrecall.com

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