Over-the-counter medicines - French consumers have been warned that 28 over-the-counter medicines for common complaints like colds, coughs and sore throats should be avoided because they do more harm than good. The new "blacklist" includes products by Nurofen and Actifed. Out of 62 over the counter medicines in France investigated by consumer magazine 60 millions de consommateurs, 28 of them were classed as "to be avoided". Best-selling products were among those "blacklisted" including commonly used cold medicines such as Actifed, Dolirhume, RhinAdvil and Nurofen Cold. According to the special edition of the consumer magazine, the benefit to risk ratio with these four products was considered unfavourable.
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