Excedrin to Return to Shelves

Excedrin was part of recall by drugmaker Novartis in January, migraine and headache sufferers long for return of product to market.

Excedrin fans, rejoice!

Since January, migraine and headache sufferers been waiting and hoping for Excedrin to return after it was part of a massive recall in January.

Drugmaker Novartis told the Wall Street Journal that production has resumed on the recalled Excedrin products.They're expected to be back on store shelves as early as October.

The Journal added that bottles of the recalled medication have been fetching more than $100 at sites like Amazon and eBay.

These Excedrin products, with expiration dates of Dec. 20, 2014 or earlier, were part of the recall:

Excedrin Extra Strength Caplets, Excedrin Extra Strength Express Gel Caplets, Excedrin Extra Strength Gel Caplets, Excedrin Extra Strength Tablets, Excedrin Back & Body Caplets, Excedrin Sinus Headache Caplets, Excedrin Migraine Caplets, Excedrin Migraine Gel Tablets, Excedrin Migraine Tablets, Excedrin Menstrual Complete Express Gel Caplets, Excedrin PM Caplets, Excedrin PM Express Gel Caplets, Excedrin PM Tablets, Excedrin Tension Headache Caplets, Excedrin Tension Headache Express Gel Caplets, Excedrin Tension Headache Gel Tablets

American News Report says that the long recall may have cost Novartis customers as people found alternatives to Excedrin products.

Check out our coverage of the Excedrin recall:

Terri White October 10, 2012 at 05:01 PM
Not that I particularly like taking medications, but Excedrin was sometimes the only thing that would work. Glad to see it coming back, hope they fixed it.


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