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Mislabeled kids' medication sold at Richmond pharmacy

Parents told to stop using the acetaminophen in question immediately.
Pain medication for children mislabeled at Richmond pharmacy

The College of Pharmacists of BC (CPBC) is warning parents that a mislabelled children's liquid acetaminophen was sold at a Richmond pharmacy.

The product was sold a the Shoppers Drug Mart located at Cambie and No. 5 Roads from Nov. 2 to Nov. 6.

Anyone who bought this product from this location is being told to immediately discontinue use and return the product to the aforementioned Shoppers Drug Mart.

In a press release, CPBC said it is looking into this situation to ensure that regulatory requirements have been met or if further investigation is necessary to protect the public’s interest.

Compound analgesics are those with multiple active ingredients. Acetaminophen is used for pain relief and to reduce a fever.