Class Action

COLD-FX® Class Action Appeal Dismissed by the BC Court of Appeal


Toronto, Ontario – May 2nd, 2018 –The British Columbia (B.C.) Court of Appeal has dismissed a proposed class action proceeding related to the effectiveness of COLD-FX®.  Valeant Canada, manufacturer of COLD-FX®, is pleased to see this matter closed.

At Valeant Canada, we are dedicated to improving people’s lives with our healthcare products.  COLD-FX® has been thoroughly evaluated, researched and clinically assessed and has been proven to help reduce the frequency, severity and duration of cold and flu symptoms by boosting the immune system.[i]  More than $20 million has been invested over more than a decade in clinical research and development of COLD-FX®.  For eleven years, COLD-FX® has been the #1 Pharmacist and Doctor Recommended Natural Cold Remedy brand in Canada.[ii]

About Valeant Canada and COLD-FX®

COLD-FX® is produced by Valeant Canada, a subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of dermatology, eye health, neurology and branded generics.  More information about COLD-FX® can be found at  More information about Valeant Canada can be found at

For additional information, please contact:
Rob McEwan
Argyle Public Relationships
416-968-7311 ext. 242


[i] Health Canada “COLD-FX® Monograph”: . Accessed on July 6, 2016
[ii] Canadian Healthcare Network. “2015 Counselling and Recommendations Survey.” Retrieved from: Accessed on February 8, 2016.



Have clinical trials been conducted to support its efficacy and safety?

To date, over six clinical trials have been carried out on COLD-FX®. COLD-FX® has been found to be effective in reducing the frequency, severity and duration of cold and flu symptoms by boosting  the immune System. . It can be used for the duration of the cold and flu season.

Do Health Care Professionals Recommend COLD-FX®?

COLD-FX® is the #1 Pharmacist & Doctor Recommended Natural Cold Remedy Brand  in Canada for the past 11 years.4

I’m already sick! Is it too late to take COLD-FX®?

Scratchy throat? Sniffles or runny nose? Slight body aches? Low-grade fever? You don’t have time to be sidelined and couched. Take COLD-FX® First Signs® as soon as you feel the on-set of cold and flu symptoms to help shorten the duration of cold and flu.  It also helps relieve the symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections, such as sore throat, fever, cough, headache, runny nose and fatigue[1]. Always be sure to read and follow the label to ensure this product is right for you.

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