Mucinex Cold and Flu Liquid Medication Recalled for Incorrect Labels

Mucinex Cold and Flu Liquid Medication Recalled for Incorrect Labels
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April 23, 2015

Cold and flu season might be coming to an end, but bottles of a popular over-the-counter remedy have been recalled for mislabeling.

RB is recalling certain bottles of Mucinex because while the front label has all the correct active ingredients, they may not have the corresponding drug facts on the back.

Consumers would not be adequately warned of side effects which could potentially lead to health complications requiring urgent medical intervention, particularly in the case of acetaminophen use in people with liver impairment.

Bottles of Mucinex Fast-MAX Night Time Cold & Flu; Mucinex Fast-MAX Cold & Sinus; Mucinex Fast-MAX Severe Congestion & Cough and Mucinex Fast-MAX Cold, Flu & Sore Throat are affected by the recall.

Consumers who are in possession of the product should dispose of it by mixing the liquid medicine with an unpalatable substance, like kitty litter, then place the mixture in a sealed container before throwing it out in your trash.

Consumers who have purchased this product can also contact the RB Mucinex Fas-Max recall number at (888) 943-4215 with any questions.

Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program.