January 12, 2001Cydec Drops - Prescription
Pediatric Cold Drug Recalled
TX (SafetyAlerts) - Great Southern
Laboratories said today it is recalling all bottles of Cydec Drops, Lot #02950, a
prescription drug. The product is a one-ounce bottle and calibrated dropper packaged in a
carton, all bearing Cypress Pharmaceutical, Inc., labeling.
A company statement indicated the product carries an incorrect dosage correlation chart
which could lead to an overdose. The company stated in its press release "overdoses
of this medication can cause serious illness or death, depending on a number of factors
including the health of the pediatric patient and the extent of the overdose.
6,135 one-ounce bottles were distributed nationwide.
The product bears NDC #60258-439-30, with an expiration date of 12/2005.
Consumers are asked to discontinue use of this product and return it their pharmacist. In
addition, consumers may call Great Southern Laboratories at 800-747-0783 for further
instructions or information.
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