Petition Submitted to FDA on Safety Concerns of Over-the-Counter Cough and Cold Medicines for Children under Six
On March 1st a citizens petition was submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking the FDA to take a variety of action based on concerns over the safety of over-the-counter cough and cold medicine for children under the age of six. The New York Times is reporting today that the FDA will be conducting a review of these medications.
For more information:
- FDA Office of Nonprescription Products
- Petition submitted to FDA on safety of over-the-counter cough and cold medicine for children under six (PDF)
- Baltimore Statement on the Use of Over-The-Counter Cough and Cold Medications by Children Five and Under (PDF)
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