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Use of Aspartame By Pharmaceutical Companies

Aspartame is not only used in food, per se, but is also used in pharmaceutical products. You might be surprised by the number of products that contain aspartame. A sample research project was initiated in April 1994, with requests to companies that produce pharmaceuticals. A number of companies failed to respond to a request for information. Some companies did respond. Pumping aspartame into children appears to be a priority! Frequently it is not listed on the outside of the package but in the small print on the slip of paper inside the package.  If you find a product you bought contains this poison return it to the store and insist on getting your money back or a substitute that does not contain aspartame.

Aspartame is banned in all childrens products in the European Common Market. Why not here? Is not the life, health and safety of our children more important than corporate profits and greed? See the notes at the end hereof.

A.H. ROBBINS COMPANY, INC: The following Robbins product contains aspartame.
Dimetap Cold and Allergy Chewable Tablets

BIO-PHARMACEUTICS: The following Bio-Pharmaceutics products contain aspartame:
Childrens Chewable Acetiminophen

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY: The following BMS product contains aspartame:

EQUATE: The following Equate product contains aspartame:
Equate Chewable Vitamins Animal-Shaped (with Iron)

HALL LABORATORIES: The following Hall Labs products contain aspartame:
Health Balance Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
Zoo Chews Animal-Shaped Chewable Multivitamin

H & PC PRODUCTS: The following H&PC product contains aspartame:
Sugar Free Metamucil

JOHNSON AND JOHNSON PHARMACEUTICALS: The only product made by J&J/Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals containing aspatame appears to be Mylanta Natural Fiber Supplement, Sugar Free.

LEDERLE LABORATORIES: The following Lederle products contain aspartame:
Centrum,Jr vitamins contain aspartame.

LIFELINE NUTRITIONAL: The following subsidiary lines contain aspartame:
Lucky Stores: Mediguard Childrens Multivitamin Supplement with Iron
P.Leiner: The following Leiner subsidiary products contain aspartame:
Carls Drug Co: CARLS DRUG Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
Malone & Hyde: HYDES PARK Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
Hills Dept Stores: HILLS Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
Kent Co: DART Childen's Chewable Multivitamin
Big B Discount Drugs: BIG B Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
LKS Products, Inc: MEDI-GUARD Childrens Chewable Multivitamins
Revco Drug Stores: REVCO Childrens Chewable Multivitamins
Longs Drug Stores: LONGS Children's Chewable Multivitamin
Gray Drug Fair, Inc: GRAY DRUG FAIR Childrens Chewable Multivitamin

L.PERRIGO: The following subsidiary product lines contain aspartame:
Eckerd: ECKERD Sugar Free Natural Fiber Laxative
Fay's: FAY'S Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Laxative
Longs: LONGS Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Powder Laxative
Payless: PAYLESS Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Powder Laxative
Perrigo: Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Powder
Perry: PERRY Drug Stores Sugar Free Natural Veg.Powder Bulk Laxative
Raley's: RALEY'S Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Powder
Rite Aid: RITE AID Sugar Free Regular Flavor Nat.Veg.Bulk Powder

MCNEIL CONSUMER PRODUCTS: The following McNeil Products contain aspartame:
Childrens TYLENOL acetaminophen Fruit Flavored Chewable Tablets
Childrens TYLENOL acetaminophen Grape Flavored Chewable Tablets
Childrens TYLENOL acetaminophen Cold Multi-Symptom Chewable Tablets
Junior Strength TYLENOL acetaminophen Fruit Flavored Chewable Tablets
Junior Strength TYLENOL acetaminophen Grape Flavored Chewable Tablets
Pediacare Cold-Allergy Tablets for Ages 6 to 12
Pediacare Cough-Cold Tablets for Ages 6 to 12
Pediacare Childrens Cold Relief Tablets
Tylenol Cold and Flu Hot Medication
Tylenol Cold and Flu No Drowsiness Formula Hot Medication
Childrens Chewable Co-Tylenol  

MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITIONALS: The following MJN products contain aspartame:
Tempra 3 Chewable Tablets, 80mg acetaminophen tablet (3.3mg phenylalinine/tab)
Tempra 3 Double Strength Chewable Tablets, 160mg acetominophen (6.6mg Phen/tab)
GLAXO PHARMACEUTICALS: The following Glaxo product contains aspartame:

MEDIGUARD: The following Mediguard product contains aspartame:
Mediguard Childens Multivitamin Supplement (Cherry,Orange and Grape)

MEIJER: The following Meijer product contains aspartame:
MeijerCircus Shapes (Complete with Calcium,Iron and Minerals)
MeijerCircus Shapes (with Iron)

MILES INCORPORATED: The following Miles products contain aspartame:
Alka-Seltzer Plus Night-time Cold Medicine
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold and Cough Medicine
Alka-Seltzer Plus Sinus Allergy Medicine
Bugs Bunny Vitamin Products (ALL)
Flintstones Plus Calcium Multivitamin Supplement
Flintstones Complete Multivitamin Supplement
Flintstones Childrens Chewable Multivitamin

PENNEX PRODUCTS: The following Pennex Products subsidiaries manufacture products containing aspartame: (Most introduced in 1987):
American Stores: SKAGGS ALPHA BETA Childrens Pain Reliever
Consumer Value Stores: CVS Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Drug Guild Dist: DRUG GUILD childrens anti-pain Chewable Tablets
First Nat'l Supermarkets: FINAST Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Greenbax Enterprises: PRICE-WISE Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Hannaford Bros: SHOP'N SAVE Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
J.C.Penny: TREASURY Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Kinney Drugs: KINNEY"S Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
LaVerdiere's Super Drug: LV ACTION SOOTHSALL Childrens Non-Aspirin
Legend Pharmaceuticals: LEGEND Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin P.R.
Malone & Hyde: HYDE PARK Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Marsh Supermarkets: MARSH Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Osco Drug: OSCO Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Pay'n Save Stores: PAY'N SAVE Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Penned Products: GOOD HEALTH Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Peoples Drug Stores: PEOPLES Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Piggly Wiggly Corp: PIGGLY WIGGLY Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin P.R.
Rite Aid Corp.: RITE AID Childrens Aceteminophen Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
Scriver: SUPER TRU Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever (Acetaminophen)
Wegman's Food Markets: WEGMANS Childrens Chewable Acetaminophen

PERRIGO: The following additional Perrigo product contains aspartame:
Animal Shapes Chewable Vitamins Plus Extra C
Animal Shapes Chewable Vitamins Complete
Animal Shapes Chewable Vitamins With Iron

PHARMAVITE CORP: The following subsidiary lines contain aspartame:
Eckard Drug: Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
Longs Drug  Childrens Chewable Multivitamin

RALEY'S: The following Raleys product contains aspartame:
Childrens Chewable Vitamins With Iron

SQUIBB: The following Squib products contain aspartame:
Squibcare Sugar Free Natural Fiber Laxative
Thrifty: Thrifty Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Laxative

WHITEHALL LABS: The following Whitehall Labs product contains aspartame:
Childrens Anacin-3 Chewable Tablets
Cenci Powder: The following Cenci products contain aspartame:
Naturlax Natural Fiber Laxative
Lifeline Natural Fiber Laxative

The above data was obtained from Aspartame Research Group forwarded to Leading Edge Research.
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NOTE On the European Common Market Aspartame is banned for all children's products. Why not in Canada and the USA?  Because Monsanto pays off the FDA, the American Medical Association, The American Dietetic and Diabetic Associations, Congressmen and Senators and virtually anyone who gets in the way, and in other countries too. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation caught them red handed and aired a program where Monsanto was trying to bribe a couple of Canadian Doctors at Health Canada.

Author Peter Sills writing in the Toronto Globe and Mail said, after a three and a half year court case against Monsanto, brought by railroad workers exposed to dioxin following a train derailment had ended and in which the jury awarded a $16 million in punitive damages against Monsanto, "The evidence of Monsanto executives at the trial portrayed a corporate culture where sales and profits were given a higher priority than the safety of products and it's workers. They (Monsanto) just didn't care about the health and safety of their workers.  Instead of trying to make things safer, they relied on intimidation and threatened layoffs to keep their employees working.


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