Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

iGuard is currently monitoring safety alerts for combination cold and flu products that contain guaifenesin and dextromethorphan. This recalled product is unlikely to cause any health related problems. However, there are rare situations, such as an accidental poisoning a child or animal, where it is important to know exactly how many tablets are in a bottle. Some patients who have Mucinex DM Lot # WO00387272 may feel more comfortable returning the recalled product to the place where it was purchased to possibly exchange or receive a refund.

Recall of Single Lot of Mucinex DM

Reckitt Benckiser has recalled a single lot number of Mucinex DM extended-release bi-layer tablets, which contain 600 mg guaifenesin and 30 mg dextromethorphan HBr. Mucinex DM Lot # WO00387272 is being recalled because the bottles were mispackaged. Bottles containing 40 tablets were packaged in individual cartons indicating that the bottles contain 20 tablets.

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Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2009-08-21
Last Updated: 2009-12-05

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