WASHINGTON - As retailers prepare for final sales restrictions on cough and cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine that go into effect at the end of this week, the compound that replaced it on store shelves has come under fire as "ineffective." In a letter to the editor published in the July issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Leslie Hendeles and Randy C. Hatton, pharmacists at the University of Florida, cited research that they said shows phenylephrine isn't ...

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