Health Canada, the drug regulatory agency in Canda, is advising consumers across Canada not to use specific brands of "Cough Syrup DM" DIN 02015781 with lot numbers starting with 2J29 and 3J29 due to the product containing twice the amount of dextromethorphan than is stated on the label.
At the request of Health Canada, this product is being recalled by the manufacturer, Jamp Pharmaceutical Corp in Langley, British Columbia. The "Cough Syrup DM" is packaged in 100mL and 250mL plastic bottles. The product is distributed to retailers across Canada and sold under the following brand names:
- People First
- Procurity Encounter
- ARP Preferred
- Medicine Centre
- United Pharmacy
- Western Family
Consumption of this product may result in light-headedness, fatigue and slurred speech. Children under the age of three may be more vulnerable to possible adverse effects, including seizures, from this product.
People should return this product to the pharmacy. Individuals who are concerned about their health after consuming this product are advised to seek medical assistance.