Several CVS Children’s Medicines Have Been Recalled
Be aware there are several types of children's medicines sold by CVS that are being recalled. Here is the information that was released by the FDA.
This is a voluntary recall by the manufacturer due to variations in the amount of a key ingredient. Check your medicine cabinets and see if you have these UPC codes:
- UPC: 050428424162
Product: CVS Homeopathic Infants' Teething Tablet 135 tablets
(Please note that CVS has already taken a market action on this product as of September 30, 2016) Lots: 41116 and 43436
- UPC: 778159090639
Product: Kids Relief Homeopathic Ear Relief Oral Liquid 0.85 fl. oz. Lot: 35254
- UPC: 050428441633
Product: CVS Homeopathic Kids' Ear Relief Liquid 0.85 fl. oz. Lot: 33149
Here's the danger of these medications as stated by the FDA press release.
The homeopathic products have a very small amount of belladonna, a substance that can cause harm at larger doses. The company is voluntarily recalling the product out of an abundance of caution.
Be sure to check the full FDA information if you find that you have the medications with these codes.