Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

This recall for ShopKo Cold/Flu Relief Multi Symptom Night Time was issued at a warehouse and retail store level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have been purchased by patients does not pose a significant health risk. However, you may wish to check your medicine cabinet to see if you have any of the recalled ShopKo product. Since it may not contain the proper amount of active ingredient, you may wish to stop using it and throw it away. If you think you are experiencing side effects from your medicine or if you have other concerns, please follow up with your doctor.

Single Lot of ShopKo Cold/Flu Relief Multi Symptom Night Time Original Recalled

IGI Inc. has recalled a single lot of ShopKo Cold/Flu Relief Multi Symptom Night Time Original in 10 ounces bottles. ShopKo Cold/Flu Relief Multi Symptom Night Time Original is a liquid medicine that contains Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, and Doxylamine. Lot number 4134 has been recalled because routine testing found that the concentration of doxylamine was too high in this lot. Doxylamine is an antihistamine. Side effects of too much doxylamine include drowsiiness, grogginess, lack coordination, and confusion.

ShopKo Cold/Flu Relief Multi Symptom Night Time is used in the treatment of symptoms of the cold and flu. Its active ingredients are also sold under several other brand names. No other lots, strengths, or brands of were involved in this recall.

To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: more information here

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2010-08-15
Last Updated: 2010-08-16

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