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2013-02-11 08:24:54

EL PASO, Texas, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While many consumers have become aware of the potential risk of abuse when it comes to taking prescription medications, a recent article from The Philadelphia Inquirer reveals that many teenagers are finding ways to use a wide array of over-the-counter medication recreationally. Despite the fact that these products are easily accessible and do not require a prescription to purchase, the side effects have proven severe and in some cases,...

2010-10-19 07:37:17

On the heels of an FDA Advisory Committee Meeting evaluating safety concerns of cold medication dextromethorphan, Buster Brands announces Cold Buster, a new product with proven efficacy and no risks of abuse. Morristown, NJ (Vocus) October 19, 2010 (Vocus) October 19, 2010 -- On September 14, 2010, the FDA Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee met to evaluate the safety of dextromethorphan, a popular cough suppressant contained in approximately 125 over-the-counter...

2008-10-08 15:00:00

By BOB GROVES, STAFF WRITER Cough and cold medicines sold over the counter will soon carry warnings that the drugs should not be given to kids under age 4. Makers of the drugs volunteered to add the warning labels after doctors and government advisers said the medicines, such as Tylenol, Robitussin and Sudafed are risky and may not work. Last year, the companies followed government recommendations and stopped selling OTC decongestant drops and sprays for children 2 years and younger....