Soothe your child's stuffy nose with a calming eucalyptus bath. Credit: Amazon With over-the-counter children's cough and cold medicines coming under major scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration, many parents are searching fo...Soothe your child's stuffy nose with a calming eucalyptus bath.
The FDA warned against giving cold medicines to kids younger than age 2. Credit: Getty ImagesCHICAGO (AP) - Removing cough and cold medicines for very young children from store shelves led to a big decline in emergency room visits for bad reacti...Removing cough and cold medicines for very young children from store shelves led to a big decline in emergency room visits for bad reactions to the drugs, government research found.
The FDA already warns parents that if you've got a sick kid under two, don't give them cough and cold medications. There are just too many side effects and scant evidence that the medicine actually works. And now, British regulators have come to t...
Last winter, the FDA put out an advisory warning parents and caretakers that children under the age of two shouldn't be given over-the-counter cough and cold medications. A leading physicians group, Public Citizen's Health Research Group, thinks that...
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