[Media March 2004 Bayer. phenylpropanolamine, or PPA] How drug makers sought to keep popular cold and diet remedies on store shelves after their own study linked them to strokes.
For those of you interested in learning more about PPA and the FDA recall:
PPA (Phenylpropanolamine), a product found in many diet drugs and cough
medicines is believed responsible for 200 to 500 strokes each year. The FDA
recently issued a warning about PPA to consumers about its dangers. The
Phenylpropanolamine Legal Network features the latest news about the dangers
of products containing ppa and referrals to attorneys nationally handling
cases in which people have been injured.