North Carolina PPA lawyer
The chemical phenylpropanolamine (PPA) was an active ingredient in widely used prescription and over-the-counter medication including diet drugs, nasal decongestants and cough medications. Annually, consumers in the United States bought about 6 billion doses of products containing PPA.
Phenylpropanolamine, however, is suspected as a cause of hundreds of hemorrhagic strokes per year in patients age 18 to 49. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall notice in November 2000. Products that contained PPA include:
- Acutrim Weight Control Candy and Tablets
- Dexatrim Weight Control Candy and Tablets
- Permathene Mega 16 Weight Control Tablets
- Robitussin CF Cough Syrup
- Tavist D Cold, allergy and sinus tablet
- Triaminic DM Cough Syrup
PPA side effects
PPA side effects included a risk of hemorrhagic stroke, or bleeding into the brain, especially in women.
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