FDA Releases Recommendations Regarding Use of Over-the-Counter Cough and Cold Products


Subject:
Infectious Diseases , Drugs , Drugs & Medications by Type , FDA Approval , Nonprescription , Colds

Description:
Material about the January 2008 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommendation "that over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold products should not be used to treat infants and children less than 2 years of age because serious and potentially life-threatening side effects can occur from such use." Provides a press release, public health advisory, and questions and answers for consumers. From the FDA.

Publisher:
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2008/NEW01778.html


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