Please Support Bet You Didn't Know

Followers of “bet you didn’t know” Please continue to support Unfortunately I had a family member have a stroke and it has limited my ability to update the sites. If you Value your the information please donate 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars this will allow us to get back on track.!!We ask that if you value this site continue to support and help it grow!!! Please donate.

search results

Did you know 2

Who is

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Did you know that Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) has certain ingredient that is causing strokes and seizures in children?


Did you know that  PPA (Phenylpropanolamine), a product found in many diet drugs and cough medicines is believed responsible for 200 to 500 strokes each year?

Did you know that Phenylpropanolamine (PPA; Accutrim), also known as the stereoisomers norephedrine and norpseudoephedrine, is a psychoactive drug of the phenethylamine and amphetamine chemical classes which is used as a stimulant, decongestant, and anorectic agent.?

Did you know that Phenylpropanolamine is commonly used in prescription and over-the-counter cough and cold preparations?


Did you know that in veterinary medicine, it is used to control urinary incontinence in dogs under trade names Propalin and Proin?

Did you know that In the United States, PPA is no longer sold without a prescription due to a proposed increased risk of stroke in younger women?

Did you know that in Europe Phenylpropanolamine is still available by both prescription and over-the-counter?

Did you know that Phenylpropanolamine was withdrawn from Canada market on May 31, 2001?


I urge you to review the list of medicines with PPA and avoid these medications.



Did you know that the following medications contain Phenylpropanolamine?


Acutrim Diet Gum Appetite Suppressant
Acutrim Plus Dietary Supplements
Acutrim Maximum Strength Appetite Control
Alka-Seltzer Plus Children's Cold Medicine Effervescent
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold medicine (cherry or or ange)
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Medicine Original
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough Medicine Effervescent
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu Medicine
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Sinus Effervescent
Alka Seltzer Plus Night-Time Cold Medicine
BC Allergy Sinus Cold Powder
BC Sinus Cold Powder
Comtrex Flu Therapy & Fever Relief
Day & Night Contac 12-Hour Cold Capsules
Contac 12 Hour Caplets
Coricidin D Cold, Flu & Sinus
Dexatrim Caffeine Free
Dexatrim Extended Duration
Dexatrim 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 Liquid Gels
Dimetapp 4 Hour Tablets
Dimetapp 12 Hour Extentabs Tablets
Naldecon DX Pediatric Drops
Permathene Mega-16
Robitussin CF
Tavist-D 12 Hour Relief of Sinus & Nasal Congestion
Triaminic DM Cough Rel! ief
Triaminic Expectorant Chest & Head
Triaminic Syrup ! ! Cold & amp;am p; Allergy
Triaminic Triaminicol Cold & Cough

Did you know that Triaminic and are voluntarily recalling the following medicines
because of a certain ingredient that is causing strokes and seizures in children?

Orange 3D Cold & Allergy Cherry (Pink)
3D Cold & Cough Berry
3D Cough Relief Yellow 3D Expectorant

Did you know that you can call the company at 800-548-3708  800-548-3708 with the number on
the box so they can send you postage for you to send it back to them, and
they will issue you a refund?






Now if you didn't know, now you know...






To see more did you know that trivia click here

No comments:

Your Link to Who Got Busted

Subscribe to