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07-20-2003, 07:31 PM
"The Food and Drug Administration stressed that the expectorant, extended-release guaifenesin, is not dangerous. Instead, the crackdown comes as part of the FDA's efforts to re-examine very old drugs that began selling before the government ever required proof that drugs worked well.

'These products must be off the market by the end of November 2003,' the FDA statement said.

An expectorant is an ingredient that promotes the expulsion of mucus from the respiratory tract.

At least 66 companies will be affected by the FDA ruling, including manufacturers, distributors and product repackagers."

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