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.

COLD-FX® Class Action Dismissed

Toronto, Ontario – November 16, 2016 – Valeant Canada, manufacturer of COLD-FX®, is pleased to report Madame Justice Dillon of the British Columbia Supreme Court has dismissed the application for certification in the proposed B.C. class action proceeding relating to COLD-FX® thereby dismissing a class action against Valeant with respect to the effectiveness of COLD-FX®.  Valeant is pleased to see this matter dismissed and looks forward to returning focus to our mission of improving people’s lives with our healthcare products.

At Valeant, product safety is paramount.  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]  For over a decade, more than $20 million has been invested in clinical research and development of COLD-FX®.  For the past 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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