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FDA advisory panels call key ingredient in some cold medicines ineffective

[WCCO-TV, September 25, 2023] A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel said phenylephrine does not work. Phenylephrine is a key ingredient in some popular over-the-counter allergy and cold medications. The news left a lot of people asking what they can use that’s actually effective. Allina Health’s director of pharmacy Tim Gallagher spoke with WCCO-TV to help provide some answers.

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