A specific type of Children's Advil is being recalled.
Pfizer is issuing the recall for some four ounce bottles, because it says incorrect dosage markings could lead to an overdose. The bottles are bubble gum flavor:
Children’s Advil® Suspension Bubble Gum Flavored 4 FL OZ Bottle, NDC 0573-0207-30, lot R51129 was distributed nationwide to wholesalers, distributors and retailers in the United States from May 2018 through June 2018.
Pfizer, Inc. has notified wholesalers, distributors and retailers to arrange for return of any recalled product. Wholesalers, distributors and retailers with an existing inventory of the lot being recalled, should stop use and distribution and quarantine the product immediately. Wholesalers, distributors and retailers that have further distributed the recalled product should notify any accounts or additional locations which may have received the recalled product from them.
For instructions on returning product or additional assistance, call Stericycle at 1-800-805- 3093 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.
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.
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