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Cold Medicine, Allergy Relief Syrup Recalled for B. Cepacia Contamination

Doctor Manzanilla Cough & Cold, Allergy & Decongestant Relief products recalled for Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) contamination.

Mid Valley Pharmaceutical is recalling 2 lots of Doctor Manzanilla Cough & Cold and Doctor Manzanilla Allergy & Decongestant Relief syrup over potential contamination with Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia), an antibiotic-resistant bacteria the causes severe infections in people with weakened immune systems or chronic lung diseases.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one was diagnosed with B. cepacia, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.

What’s the Problem?

August 31, 2017 – According to an FDA Recall Notice issued Wednesday, this recall affects the following products:

  • Doctor Manzanilla Allergy & Decongestant Relief 4 fl ounce bottles (118 ml) – UPC# 7 62558 00204 1 – lot number 23221701 – expiration date 05/19.
  • Doctor Manzanilla Cough & Cold 4 fl ounce (118 ml) containers – UPC # 7 62558 00316 1 – lot # 23221701 – expiration date 05/19.

These recalled products were sold to retailers and pharmacies in the Texas Rio Grande Valley. They are variously marketed to treat cough, nasal congestion, sneezing, and bronchial irritation. Doctor Manzanilla Allergy & Decongestant Relief is sold as an antihistamine.

If you purchased any of the items listed above, you should discard them in a sealed container or return them to the point of purchase for a full refund.

To date, there have been no reports of B. cepacia infections associated with this recall.

Do I Have a B. Cepacia Lawsuit?

The Pharmaceutical Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in B. cepacia lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new infection cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you developed B. cepacia after using any of the products listed in this article, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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