Children’s Liquid Advil Being Recalled
Pfizer, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Children’s Advil Suspension Bubble Gum Flavored 4 FL OZ Bottle across the country due to mislabeling of the included dosage cups.
Pfizer says they have had complaints that the dosage cup that comes with the bottle is incorrectly labeled in tablespoons instead of milliliters.
The directions on the bottle call for dosages in milliliters, and that could lead to overdose.
Overdose symptoms in this case(ibuprofen) most commonly include nausea, vomiting,
headache, drowsiness, blurred vision and dizziness.
The affected batch was shipped nationwide between May and June 2018.
Children’s Advil Suspension Bubble Gum Flavored 4 FL OZ Bottle Lot and Packaging Information:
If consumers have questions regarding this recall or to report an adverse event, please contact the Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Information Line at 1-800-88-Advil (1-800-882-3845).
Their hours of operation are Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm EST. Consumers should contact their healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product. Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may also be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
• Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm
• Regular Mail or Fax: Download form www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm 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.