Re: Recall: nasal spray decongestant
Posted by ff on 3/21/04
The investigation referred to below was in Florida and not
related to the Colorado incident.
> 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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