THURSDAY, Jan . 25, 2024 (HealthDay News) — The maker of Robitussin has recalled eight lots of Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult and Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult cough syrups. The products, which are made by Haleon, may be contaminated with a microbe, and “in immunocompromised individuals, the useContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Nov. 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A new study on Clostridioides difficile infections finds that choosing an alternative antibiotic for high-risk patients with pneumonia can reduce infection risk. C. diff infections can be deadly, and they are often acquired by hospitalized patients taking broad-spectrum antibiotics.   More than 450,000Continue Reading

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) — CVS Health plans to pull cold medications that contain phenylephrine from its store shelves after federal regulators determined recently that the decongestant doesn’t work. Oral phenylephrine is an active ingredient in such well-known products as Sudafed and Dayquil. An FDA advisory committee ruledContinue Reading