Health Warning Regarding Over the Counter Cold Medicine

Fenton, MI — May 13, 2019

Finally, Spring is here. Trees, shrubs, and flowers are blooming, and with the return of a green landscape come the inevitable battles with hay fever and allergies. Before you go to the local pharmacy and reach for a box of cold medicine to ease the symptoms, be sure and read the label.

If you missed this report from Fox 2 News Detroit during this year’s cold and flu season check out the warning.

As our population gets older, glaucoma is an eye condition not uncommon in the 50+ age bracket. Check the label of your cold medicine for warnings about the product’s usage if you have the condition. Or if you have concerns speak to your physician before taking over-the-counter medicines.

Photo Courtesy of