Re: Recall: nasal spray decongestant
Posted by ff on 3/21/04
Yes, it was recalled due to contamination with pseudomonas,
whoops!, Burkholderia cepacia.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa was an organism intended to be included
in the investigation by the state (AEROTECH was the
I was On 3/21/04, dd wrote:
> I have no idea, but I had walking pnuemonia after
> I refused to take the nasal decongestants that were given
> me because my symptoms got much worse after one dosage.
> Most of these sprays contain steriods of some sort and that
> is an immune system supressant. Saline water is best. Guess
> I'll get the pharmacy company nazis after me now. Just
> kidding, sort of.
> Are you referring to the nasal spray itself being
> contaminated with this bacteria?
> You are speaking to someone who has been poisoned with
> chlordane twice, once by landlord who worked at chemical
> company and the other time by Terminex. Dioxin and a couple
> of others were in the mix.
> On 3/21/04, ff wrote:
>> The product was recalled after a hospital in Colorado
>> reported infections and found Burkholderia cepacia, in the
>> DD, in your research maybe you could find why this
>> organism, pseudomonas, was renamed Burholderia cepacia.
>> It is also a common plant pathogen, and that's where I
>> first saw the name change. Research indicates that a
>> common fungicide routinely applied to soil (and
>> incorporated into paints, coatings, and materials) causes
>> shifts in populations to dominance by pseudomonas.
>> Is pseudomonas on your list of microbes tested for? I'd
>> place pseudomonas into the group of ignored pathogens in
>> IAQ situations, along with fusarium and cyanobacteria.
>> One agency's theory was that the three flourish after
>> chemical application.
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