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Pholcodine cough medicines withdrawn in UK over allergy fears (15-03-2023)

Amsterdam, 14 March 2023: Health officials have withdrawn 20 brands of dry cough medicine amid concerns they can trigger sudden, life-threatening allergic reactions in people who go on to have a general anaesthetic before surgery up to a year later.

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Source : The Guardian
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