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FDA Alert: Homeopathic Teething Drops, Nausea Drops, Intestinal Colic Drops, Stomach Calm, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Silver-Zinc Throat Spray, and Argentum Elixir by MBI Distributing: Recall

FDA Alert: Homeopathic Teething Drops, Nausea Drops, Intestinal Colic Drops, Stomach Calm, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Silver-Zinc Throat Spray, and Argentum Elixir by MBI Distributing: Recall

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May 21, 2018

Audience: Consumer,  Health Professional, Pharmacy

ISSUE: MBI Distributing, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of homeopathic Teething Drops, Nausea Drops, Intestinal Colic Drops, Stomach Calm, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Silver-Zinc Throat Spray, and Argentum Elixir, within expiry, to the consumer level. The drug products have been found to be manufactured with a lack of adequate controls.

Manufacturing products without proper process controls increases the probability that products will vary in strength, quality and purity.  Use of these products could result in an adverse reaction, especially in vulnerable populations such as infants and children. To date, MBI Distributing, Inc. has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.

BACKGROUND: These homeopathic drug products are in liquid oral dosage form and are packaged in sizes from 1 fluid ounce to 8 fluid ounces.

RECOMMENDATION: MBI Distributing, Inc. is notifying its distributors and retailers by mail and is arranging for return of all recalled drug products in their possession. Consumers who have recalled product in their possession should stop using and discard the recalled product.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact MBI Distributing, Inc. by calling 801-796-8745 (Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Mountain Time). Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using these drug products.

Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA’s MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:

  • Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report
  • Download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

[05/21/2018 – Recall Notice – FDA] 

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