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October 20, 2000
  Products With PPA

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association said yesterday that these products contained phenylpropanolamine, or PPA, the chemical that an F.D.A. advisory panel said could increase the risk of stroke among young women.
The chemical is also in similar products marketed by many drug store and supermarket chains as house brands.

AcuTrim Diet Gum Appetite Suppressant Plus Dietary Supplements;
Acutrim Maximum Strength Appetite Control.

Alka-Seltzer Plus Children's Cold Medicine Effervescent;
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Medicine (Cherry or orange flavor);
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Medicine
Original; Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough Medicine Effervescent;
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu Medicine Effervescent;
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Sinus Effervescent;
Alka-Seltzer Plus Night-Time Cold Medicine Effervescent;

BC Allergy Sinus Cold Powder;
BC Sinus Cold Powder;

Comtrex Deep Chest Cold & Congestion Relief;
Comtrex Flu Therapy & Fever

Relief Day & Night;

Contac 12 Hour Cold Capsules;
Contac 12 Hour Cold Caplets;

Coricidin `D' Cold, Flu & Sinus;

Dexatrim Caffeine Free; Dexatrim Extended Duration; Dextrim Gelcaps;
Dexatrim Vitamin C/Caffeine Free

Dimetapp Cold & Allergy Chewable Tablets;
Dimetapp Cold & Cough Liqui-Gels;
Dimetapp DM Cold & Cough Elixir;
Dimetapp Elixir;
Dimetapp 4-Hour Liqui- Gels;
Dimetapp 4-Hour Tablets;
Dimetapp12-Hour Extentabs Tablets;

Naldecon DX Pediatric Drops;

Permathene Mega-16;

Robitussin CF;

Tavist-D 12 Hour Relief of Sinus & Nasal Congrestion;

Triaminic DM Cough Relief;
Triaminic Expectorant Chest & Head Congestion;
Triaminic Syrup Cold & Allergy,
Triaminic Triaminicol Cold & Cough.