Global healthcare company Sanofi (Euronext: SAN)(NYSE:SNY) announced on Monday that Sanofi US and its consumer health business Chattem Inc, will re-introduce Rolaids
to stores across the US.
If lifestyle changes don't work, you may try medications: Antacids (Turns, Rolaids
), or a non-prescription histamine-2 receptor antagonist (H2RA) like Tagamet may help; for stronger symptoms, try prescription-strength H2RAs, or acid suppressants such as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which include Prilosec, Nexium, and Prevacid, or drugs that strengthen the lower esophageal sphincter.
most public-facing products: Tylenol, Motrin, Rolaids
The company had numerous recall incidents in the past 12 months including recall of Tylenol, Prezista, Topamax, Rolaids
Extra Strength Softchews and more which have cost about $900 million in sales last year.
Despite their less-than-sensational media appearances, defective consumer goods can be deadly and often hit close to home, landing in your local McDonald's, like recalled Shrek Forever After drinking cups, or on the shelves of your neighborhood drug store, as with recalled Rolaids
The New Brunswick, NJ.-based pharmaceutical and over-the-counter packaged goods company announced in December that it was recalling all lots--more than 13 million packages--of its soft chewablc versions of Rolaids
, including all of its Rolaids
Extra Strength Plus Gas Softchews and Rolaids
Multi-Symptom Plus Anti-Gas Softchews products sold in the U.S.
The Tylenol recall of 2010 has extended to include some Zyrtec, Benadryl, aspirin, Rolaids
, and Motrin products.
About the same time Colorado Springs was listed as the nation's second "Most Tense City" in a study based on the per capita consumption of Rolaids
Over-the-counter (OTC) antacids, such as Turns and Rolaids
, can help neutralize stomach acid, but the medications most often prescribed to GERD sufferers are proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which limit acid production, allowing an inflamed esophagus to heal.
Since then, the recall has extended to other products, including additional Tylenol pain relievers, Motrin, Rolaids
, Simply Sleep and St.
The voluntary recall affects certain lots of Benadryl, Tylenol, Motrin IB, Rolaids
, Simply Sleep, and St.