WITH PASSAGE OF THE Combat Methamphetamine Act this fall, products containing the replacement ingredient phenylephrine, or PE, were moved onto the HBC shelves filling the slot of displaced pseudoephedrine, or PSE, products. Research was cited in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology showing that PE is not as effective an alternative; however, the convenience of having it available on store shelves kept sales alive, retailers told SN. “Consumers are not understanding that Sudafed PE ...

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