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Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Initiates Voluntary Recall and Replacement Program for Several Robitussin Products and Children's Dimetapp Cold & Chest Congestion
Date:10/29/2007

- Dosage Cup Being Replaced, No Issue with Medicine -

MADISON, N.J., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), today announced it has initiated a voluntary recall and replacement program for all U.S. retail outlets that sell several Robitussin(R) products and Children's Dimetapp(R) Cold & Chest Congestion. The program involves removal of existing products with a dosage cup that does not have a half-teaspoon mark, which is the recommended dose for children age two to under six. This action is specific to the dosage cup and not related to the medication itself. For children age two to under six, the Company is advising consumers not to use these medicines until the replacement products with the new cup are available.

The replacement products with the new dosage cup are expected to be available beginning in early November 2007. Packaging for the replacement products will be marked to indicate that the new dosage cup is included.

The recall and replacement program for these products does not affect other Robitussin and Dimetapp cough and cold products.

Products Being Recalled & Replaced:

-- Robitussin(R) Cough DM

-- Robitussin(R) Cough & Cold CF

-- Robitussin(R) Cough & Congestion

-- Robitussin(R) Chest Congestion

-- Robitussin(R) Head & Chest Congestion PE

-- Robitussin(R) Cough Sugar Free DM

-- Children's Dimetapp(R) Cold & Chest Congestion

Important Instructions for Parents and Caregivers

We recommend that parents and caregivers of children age two to under six do the following:

-- Do not use these medicines in children age two to under six because

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