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FDA Advisory Panel

FDA Panel urges ban on phenylpropanolamine-containing OTC cold remedies

United States FDA (Oct) 10:Oct 19th, 2000

Reuters news story can be found at this link.

This is only an advisory panel recommendation, based on the finding of a slightly elevated stroke risk in patients aged 18-49 who took cold remedies containing phenylpropanolamine.