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Posted on: August 27, 2018 at 3:25 pm
Last updated: August 30, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Homeopathic pharmaceutical company, King Bio is implementing a voluntary recall on 32 items manufactured between 08/01/2015 and 08/01/2018. These were distributed from August 2017 – July 2018. A small number have tested positive for microbial contamination. Bio King is registered with the FDA and no illnesses have been reported at this point.[1,2]

According to the company,

“the use of drugs products with microbial contamination could potentially result in increased infections that may require medical intervention, and could result in infections that could be life-threatening to certain individuals.”[2]

Please check the list below to see if your medicine cabinet contains any of the affected medicines from the recall list.[1]
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King Bio Kid’s Medicine Recall List

All medicines listed are packaged as 2 oz bottles except the *Kids Candida which is 4 oz

1. Bed Wetting Prevention (SCRX)

Relief of involuntary urination during sleep.

UPC Code 357955001225

Lot 102216B

2. Chicken Pox Symptom Relief (SCRX)

Temporary relief of severe itching due to skin rash and blisters, headache, fever, swollen glands, cough, sore throat, tummy ache, irritability, restlessness, tiredness, and appetite loss.

UPC Code 357955782520

Lot 042616D

3. Chicken Pox Symptom Relief

Temporary relief of severe itching due to skin rash and blisters, headache, fever, swollen glands, cough, sore throat, tummy ache, irritability, restlessness, tiredness, and appetite loss.

UPC Code 357955602521

Lots(s) 021216K, 062716D

4. Children’s Appetite & Weight

Appetite suppression to control weight. Eliminates cravings and metabolic tendencies to gain weight. Promotes healthy weight loss and supports the emotional balance to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

UPC Code 357955551720

Lot(s) 080916M, 091316D, 050516E, 072516E

5. Children’s Appetite & Weight (SCRX)

Temporarily relieves excessive appetite; cravings for sweets and starches; water retention; overeating; excess weight; abdominal fat.

UPC Code 357955251729

Lot 102016J

6. Children’s Appetite Enhance

A natural aid for loss of appetite, lack of desire to eat, food aversions

UPC Code 357955531821

Lot(s) 020117F, 060216E, 080916B, 092415F

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7. Children’s Appetite Enhancer (SCRX)

A natural aid for loss of appetite, lack of desire to eat, food aversion. Helps to naturally revitalize after gradual loss of weight from impaired nutrition.

UPC Code 357955031826

Lot  022316G

8. Children’s Cough (SCRX)

Temporary relief of cough symptoms: dry or hoarse cough, hacking, tickling, croupy cough and excess mucus.

UPC Code 357955014522

Lot(s) 091015B, 120616B

9. Children’s Cough Relief

Temporary relief of cough symptoms: dry or hoarse cough, hacking, tickling, croupy cough and excess mucus.

UPC Code 357955514527

Lot(s) 021216J, 030916T, 092815E

10. Children’s Ear Formula (SCRX)

For temporary relief of clogged sensation, noises in ear, ear wax.

UPC Code 357955075721

Lot 032316B

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11. Children’s Ear Relief Formula

Temporary relief of clogged sensation, noises in ear, ear wax.

UPC Code 357955531524

Lot(s) 072516G 112315B 050216P

12. Children’s Fever Reliever

Relief of: fever, sweats, chills, aches.

UPC Code 357955515920

Lot(s) 021216H, 052616H, 102815C, 120816A

13. Children’s Fever Reliever (SCRX)

Relief of: fever, sweats, chills, muscle aches. vomiting,  nausea, faintness, fears, irritability, and oversensitivity.

UPC Code 357955015925

Lot(s) 082516A, 102015F

14. Children’s Growth & Development

A natural aid for impaired growth, weak muscular growth, appetite loss, poor mineral absorption, anxiety, and lack of focus.

UPC Code 357955514220

Lot(s) 050516E, 072516E

15. Children’s Growth & Development (SCRX)

Encourages digestion‚ absorption and the body’s use of food for maximum growth and development.

UPC Code 357955014225

Lot(s) 020917A, 062716E

16. Colic Relief (SCRX)

Temporary relief of: abdominal discomfort, cramps, spitting up, gas and restless sleep.

UPC Code 357955015826

Lot 111717E

17. DK Attention & Learning Enh.

A natural aid for slow or difficult comprehension, overexcitement, writing wrong words or syllables, oversensitivity, forgetfulness, lack of confidence, shyness, or anxiety.

UPC Code 357955501527

Lot(s) 050216G, 070816C, 092617F

18. DK Colic Relief

Temporary relief of: abdominal discomfort, cramps, spitting up, gas and restless sleep.

UPC Code 357955515821

Lot(s) 092017A, 020118H

19. DK Newborn Tonic

Temporary relief of symptoms minor skin problems such as skin rashes, pimples, restlessness.

UPC Code 357955511427

Lot(s) 063016K, 112315F

20. DK Nosebleed Relief

Temporary relief of: nosebleeds associated with irritations, or colds.

UPC Code 357955514022

Lot(s) 050516H, 080916J

21. DK Teething

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Temporary relief of teething pain, irritated gums,  fever, drooling, irritability.

UPC Code 357955501824

Lot(s) 020717B, 110716C, 080317D, 111617E, 020118F

22. Kids Attention & Learning (SCRX)

A natural aid for slow or difficult comprehension, overexcitement, writing wrong words or syllables, oversensitivity, forgetfulness, lack of assertiveness, shyness, uneasiness.

UPC Code 357955001522

Lot(s) 121617A, 032316C, 091216A

23. Kids Bed Wetting (NP)

For the relief of involuntary urination during sleep.

UPC Code 357955501220

Lot(s) 111717C, 101615B

24. Kids Candida*

Relief of Candida yeast overgrowth: thrush, cradle cap, pimples, itchy skin, tummy aches, constipation, forgetfulness, poor concentration, irritability, moodiness, weak muscles, overexcitement, and fear.

UPC Code 357955332244

Lot(s) 011416G, 011917R, 081016E, 092815AA, 041518H

25. Kids Multi-Strain Flu Relief

Temporarily relieves flu-like symptoms: fever, body aches, chills, night sweats,  flushed face, nausea, vomiting, headache, diarrhea, sneezing, nasal congestion, sore throat, cough, and fatigue.

UPC Code 357955042228

Lot(s) 071316A, 071316A, 111015B, 112015A

26. Kids Sleep Aid

Temporary relief of symptoms due to occasional insomnia: restlessness, anxiety, exhaustion, excitability, or worry.

UPC Code 357955042426

Lot(s) 063016D, 081016F

27. Kids Stress & Anxiety

Temporary relief of minor anxiety, fear, nervousness, minor mood swings, stage fright, nervous stomach, oversensitivity.

UPC Code 357955042327

Lot(s) 070516E 081016G

28. Newborn Tonic (SCRX)

Temporary relief of symptoms: skin rashes, discoloration, minor skin problems, pimples, restlessness. If symptoms persist for more than 7 days, consult your physician.

UPC Code 357955011422

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Lot 110915H

29. Teething (SCRX)

Temporary relief of teething pain, irritated gums,  fever, drooling, irritability.

UPC Code 357955501824

Lot 032216C

30. TonsilPlex

Temporary relief of sore throat, inflammation, swollen glands, difficulty swallowing, associated fever, congestion, and mucus.

UPC Code 357955501725

Lot(s) 041416K, 061616D

31. Tummy Aches

Temporary relief of upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, pale or flushed skin, headaches.

UPC Code 357955514626

Lot(s) 050516D, 072216Q, 021918B

32. Tummy Aches (SCRX)

Temporary relief of upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, pale or flushed skin, headaches.

UPC Code 357955014621

Lot  022316F

What To Do With Recalled Products

Consumers who have any items in the home from the recall list should discontinue use immediately. Retailers should remove stock from the shelves. Arrangements to return products can be made by contacting King Bio at  recall@kingbio.com .

Consumers with questions about the kid’s medicine recall may contact King Bio by e-mail recall@kingbio.com or by phone 866-298-2740, Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, EST.

For any issues experienced related to the use of these products, contact a physician or healthcare provider.

Report any adverse reactions occurring as a result of taking any recalled to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program in one of three ways:

Fill out the online form: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm

or

Fax this downloadable form to  1-800-FDA-0178   www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm

or

Request a form by Phone 1-800-332-1088 complete and mail to the address on the pre-addressed form.

Please help spread awareness of this recall so we can keep every family safe from potentially dangerous medications!

1. Dr. King’s by King Bio. Retrieved from https://www.drkings.com/en/ accessed August 27, 2018.

2. King Bio Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of It’s Kids and Infant Products Due to Potential Microbial Contamination. (2018). Retrieved from https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm617945.htm accessed August 27, 2018.

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