Monday, September 29, 2008

Killer cough medicine?

For any of you who may have received a dire e-mail from a friend telling you to stay away from cough and cold medicines with phenylpropanolamine because someone died of hemorrhagic stroke some years ago, be not afraid. PPA, as it is known in pharmacy, has not been available in Canada since 2001 after Health Canada removed it from the market due to aforementioned adverse effect.

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