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liquid oral medication prescribed in the 50s 60s and 70s

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liquid oral medication prescribed in the 50's 60's and 70's containing lidocaine and other drugs later found to cause heart damage. Called the Green _____
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Mahmood Nekooee replied 8 years ago.


Probably it has been a mixture of Mylanta (aluminium hydroxide) and xylocaine that sometimes we call it Pink Lady and is usually used to relive stomach pain caused by acid. But the xylocaine that may cause heart problems is the intravenous injection form not the oral one.