Court documents unsealed Tuesday say McNeil Consumer Healthcare, of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, will acknowledge selling adulterated bottles of Infants’ and Children’s Tylenol and Children’s Motrin. The company agreed to pay $25 million to resolve the case.
No one likes to get a shot, but vaccinations are required by school districts. Parents and pediatricians can make it easier for kids to suffer through the pain.
Acetaminophen, a pain and fever reducing medication, is the active ingredient in Tylenol and all sorts of other things, and that’s where a danger lies.
New numbers show what many of you already know. The flu is ramping up earlier than usual. More than three thousand new cases in Pennsylvania in just a week, and there have been six deaths so far, including two in Philadelphia.
Johnson & Johnson has announced yet another Tylenol recall due to a musty moldy odor linked to a trace chemical.
Johnson & Johnson said Friday it is recalling nearly 47 million packages of Tylenol, Sudafed and other nonprescription drugs manufactured at a Pennsylvania facility.
Johnson & Johnson says it has now received multiple subpoenas from the federal government related to repeated recalls of Tylenol and other consumer health products.
Johnson & Johnson is laying off hundreds of employees at its plant in Fort Washington. The repeated recalls of several popular drugs are to blame.