New Version of Sudafed May Help Curb Meth Production

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Pfizer is introducing a new version of its popular over-the-counter decongestant, Sudafed. The new product, Sudafed PE, cannot be used to make illegal methamphetamines; the old version will continue to be made, but Oklahoma has enacted restrictions on its sale and other states are considering the same action. NPR's Greg Allen reports.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.