FDA recalls Mucinex Fast Max products for mislabeling…Can cause side effects

FDA MedWatch – Mucinex Fast-MAX Products: Recall – Incorrect Labeling
04/22/2015
Mucinex Fast-MAX Products: Recall – Incorrect Labeling

Including certain lots 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

AUDIENCE: Consumer

ISSUE: RB (formerly Reckitt Benckiser) has recalled certain lots of liquid 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 because the over-the-counter medications, which correctly label the product on the front of the bottle and lists all active ingredients, may not have the correct corresponding drug facts label on the back. This mislabeling could cause the consumer to be unaware of side effects and/or risks associated with the ingestion of certain product ingredients which include acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, guaifenesin, phenylephrine and/or diphenhydramine.

Consumers could take a product with undeclared levels of acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, guaifenesin, phenylephrine and/or diphenhydramine. 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.

BACKGROUND: RB is notifying its distributors and customers by direct correspondence. See the press release for a listing of affected product lot numbers.

RECOMMENDATION: RB is asking consumers to responsibly dispose of any unused product in accordance with the following recommended guidance for drug disposal in your household trash:

Mix liquid medicines with an unpalatable substance such as kitty litter or used coffee grounds;
Place the mixture in a container such as a sealed plastic bag; and
Throw the container in your household trash.
Consumers who have purchased this product can also contact the RB MUCINEX FAST-MAX recall toll free number at 1-888-943-4215 between the hours of 8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m eastern standard time with any questions or to speak with a representative, and should refer to http://www.mucinex.com/recall for the accurate related drug facts information. 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:

Complete and submit the report Online: http://www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report
Download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
Read the MedWatch safety alert, including a link to the press release, at:

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm444082.htm

XO  Warrior

Domestic Violence thru the eyes of a child *I’m a Domestic Violence Survivor*

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Witnessing my mother beat down emotionally and physically everyday created chaos in my young mind. A tornado burned a hole in my heart. I couldn’t understand the feelings of pain when abused and watching abuse. My mother abused me physically, child abuse is a deep scar in heart. During a conversation, a friend expressed fear over how the high conflict divorce was impacting the kids. At 51 years old a tornado erupted in me, I survived Domestic Violence. I thank Army of Angels for being a friend. My eyes opened during our conversation. The video is heartbreaking, beautiful and hopeful. 

XO  Warrior

Blog Tour Award from Hyperion Sturm * Asp Wrangler For A Day*

Last week Randstein at http://hyperionsturm.wordpress.com. nominated me for the esteemed Blog Tour Award. Randstein is the most creative writer, he draws a picture in my mind with his words. I consider him a friend and mentor. No one can pull me into the story like he does. Even more if story line is wrapped with sex. He writes often about Mythology which I can not comprehend in a good way. He writes about life, love, loss, history and his life experiences. When he goes into Mythology or the universe, I have to ask what he means. I thank him for always taking the time to explain.You have to check out http://hyperionsturm.wordpress.com. Hyperion Strum is your new addiction. I hate to cheat on rules but Lyme Disease is holding me to the ground. My post is a reblog, it’s a story that’s funny after the fact.

The Rules:
Compose a one-time post on a specific Monday (date given from your nomination — Looking for the Light scheduled for release before April 27, 2015.
Give your nominees the rules and a specific Monday to post by – dear nominees, please post your story on Monday May 11, 2015 if you can or let your readers know when you can post so they will look for it.
Pass the blog tour to four other bloggers.
Answer four questions about your creative process which lets other bloggers and visitors know what inspires you to do what you do.

The Questions:

What are you working on at the moment?

How does your work differ from others in your genre?

Why do you write or create what you do?

How does your writing/creative process work?

The Nominees:

Better Not Broken   http://betternotbroken.com

Alygeorges       http://alygeorges.wordpress.com

DD Dangerous       http://dddangerous.com

From the Darkness into the Sunshine     http://fromthedarkintothesunshine42.wordpress.com

The Asp Wrangler For A Day

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Summer and searing heat are just ahead, it’s time to introduce you to the Texas Asp.

One morning while pruning roses I noticed these furry cream-colored caterpillars. I grabbed my camera and started clicking. Something about them was familiar, I just could not put my finger on it. I had taken photos of critters all week so my husband was not surprised I discovered something new. Curiosity got the best of me, I had to see what kind of caterpillar they were. I had thoughts of beautiful butterflies flying around my yard. To my surprise and horror they were Asp! If you are not from the south you can not fully appreciate the terror that was growing within. It is close to impossible to kill them. When you get stung by an Asp it’s like having acid poured on you. Their hairs can get imbedded in the skin and every time you touch the area it’s like a new dose of acid. When I was a kid one fell from the porch ceiling at my grandparents house. It fell down the back of my shirt. I was screaming and crying so hard it was difficult to stop to tell granny something was on my back. They leave a mark that looks like a branding iron. My back looked like red tire tracks. With this memory I had to go out the next morning a find them not only for me but our pets. Like a scene from Mission Impossible, I found three. I had read how hard they are to kill so I carefully put them in a sealed plastic bag and let them bake in the Texas heat. This method worked beautifully. I knew there were at least two others and did find one the next day. I look everyday and can’t prune my favorite rose without thinking one is still on the loose. I was The Asp Wrangler.

If stung, take clear tape and carefully put over area.

Pull slowly the opposite direction of hair.

It will pull the hairs out. Make sure all are gone or you’ll get a reminder every time touched.

XO  Warrior

FUN REBLOG FROM 2009 

Special thanks to One Among Many for The Versatile Blogger Award

I want to give a big thanks to Blogger One Among Many for nominating me for The Versatile Blogger Award. I appreciate how you stop by often and leave comments. What makes your Blog interesting is your free form style and open conversation about just about everything. I urge everyone to visit https://oneamongmany.wordpress.com.

7 Things About Me

In my high school street racing days, I stood between cars to start race.

I raced our 76′ Camaro SS at Green Valley Raceway. My husband normally drove 13’s in quarter-mile. I drove 14’s even with mistake of throwing into neutral. Racing gets me high, high, high!  This is correct model yet not a racing car. Our car had no back or passenger seat. Super Hulk under the hood.

Driving in a NASCAR race is the pinnacle for me. I would wear my depends, you never know.

I love books, sometimes it’s nice to touch pages instead of a keyboard.

Once I am well, I plan to minister to sick/dying children, elderly and the homeless. I now know why I survived.

I love birds of prey. A Red Tail Hawk family stops by daily for a drink and bath. Highlight of my day.

I’m excited about starting The Pud’n Cup Charity. My gramps called me “Pud” all my life

Awards are time-consuming yet your Blogs are special and I want to let you know. I want the WP family to meet you and enjoy your site as much as I do. The nominations for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award. It will not hurt my feelings on how you choose to bend the rules.

Putting My Feet In The Dirt   http://puttingmyfeetinthe.com

Better Not Broken   http://betternotbroken.com

Van By The River   http://vanbytheruver.wordpress.com

Bipolar for Life   http://bipolarforlife.me

Noir      http://sedge808.com

DDDangerous.com      http://dddangerous.com

Adoption   http://caseyalexanderblog.wordpress.co

**Guidelines**    

Thank the person who nominated you.

Display Badge on site.

Tell us 7 things about yourself.

Nominate 7-10 Blogs

SMILE REAL BIG! Each of you have inspired, educated and entertained me, Thank you. Have fun passing the award along to your inspiration.

XO Warrior

Bucket List Friday * Hot Air Balloon Ride Mishap *

Jackie&Me Balloon Ride

Celebrating after Balloon Ride

 

I like Bucket List Friday, it jacks me up for the weekend. I can’t recall a time when adventure was not on my mind. Many years there wasn’t a dime to spare but dreaming was fun. I’m the thrill seeker who would travel half way around the world to bungee jump off the highest bridge. The ultimate scare you to death experience now marked off after two serious car wreaks. This my friend Jackie (curly hair) who lives in England. Our birthdays are close together and we enjoyed celebrating together. Jackie is a ski instructor back home, we spent a Christmas in Breckenridge, CO. Everyone was skiing, her kid didn’t use poles, she did Black Trails, they were having a blast. I fell getting off lift every time eating snow. Back to balloon adventure. We live in a large city with large cities around us, we lift off heading for the cow pastures in the distance. The sunset slowly went down giving a beautiful light display. We were landing and the wind picked up, turbulence is all. Before I know it we hit a tree and bounce up and over to another tree. I wasn’t scared of crashing, my interest was cow patties and cold champagne waiting.  The mishap added to the adventure. You will find Ballooning in French country side on my list.

I would love to hear what you have on your Bucket List. Have a great weekend.  XO  Warrior

Nine year old Hiba with Down Syndrone now allowed to attend same school as brother

WORDPRESS MAKES A DIFFERENCE

CHANGE.ORG PETITION UPDATE
We Won!!

Saadia Qureshi
Glendale Heights, IL

Apr 22, 2015 — After a 5 hour heated resolution meeting, the school district agreed to send Hiba to her home school of Churchill Elementary in Glen Ellyn beginning in August. Hiba will finally be able to attend school with her little brother!! It took almost 2 months, 14,000 signatures, and $1,800 +, which you all helped us raise. We are so humbled and grateful for everyone’s support. This could not have been possible without you. So thank you from the bottom of our hearts for helping us give our daughter a voice and an opportunity to live and work to her highest potential.

By the way, due to safety concerns at her current school, we decided to home school Hiba for the next six weeks (until the end of the current school year). If you or someone you know has experience homeschooling their child in Illinois, we would appreciate any tips, advice, resources you can give us to help us during this next chapter of our lives. Feel free to email us directly at qureshis22@gmail.com.

Throw Back Thursday *Dedicated to team at Survivors Blog Here*

Army of Angles, Hyperion Strum and myself  started Survivors Blog Here in September 2014. We didn’t know each other well and less about the theme tools. We had determination and Randstein for tech issues. In growing the blog we added writers who shared the same values. Nine writers collaborate on Survivors Blog Here now. It’s up from here.

I am proud to collaborate with you, appreciate you and consider you family. We’ve built strong relationships, a family. Our friend/followers are great.Thank you for reading and please leave comments. Our goal is to support the community.

XO  Warrior