The manufacturer, Pfizer, is recalling Children’s Advil due to a mislabeling issue. The medicine’s dosage chart is listed in millimeters while the dosage cup that comes with the bottle is marked in teaspoons.
The recall affects a certain batch of Children’s Advil Suspension Bubble Gum in liquid form. The bottles are 4 ounces with a lot number of R51129
Pfizer is concerned about overdoses occurring due to the mislabeling.
The manufacturer has contacted distributors and retailers to stop selling the recalled medicine.
Consumers can contact Pfizer’s information line at 1-800-88-Advil if they have any questions or concerns. You can also report any serious reactions or overdosages to the Food and Drug Administration at FDA.gov.
Symptoms of an overdose to an ibuprofen product can include nausea, headaches, vomiting, drowsiness and impaired vision.
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Source: WTOP, “Children’s Advil recalled over overdose concerns”