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Voluntary recall of some children's over-the-counter medicine

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A recall has begun of certain children's over-the-counter liquid medicines because of potential deficiencies with manufacturing according to the Food and Drug Administration.

The products affected are infants' and children's Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl products. The McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit of Johnson & Johnson says some of the medicine could contain too much of the active ingredient.

The McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit of Johnson & Johnson has voluntarily begun a recall of certain children's over-the-counter liquid medicines because of manufacturing deficiencies, the Food and Drug Administration said Saturday.

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Some of the products included in the recall may contain a higher concentration of active ingredient than is specified; others may contain inactive ingredients that may not meet internal testing requirements; and others may contain tiny particles.

While the potential for serious medical events is remote, McNeil advises consumers who have purchased these recalled products to stop using them.

You can get detailed information on the recalled products by going to http://www.mcneilproductrecall.com.