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Makers of OTC cough medicines committed to continuing multi-pronged effort to raise awareness WASHINGTON, Feb.
A study published today in the December issue of the European medical journal Anticancer Research demonstrates that an ingredient used in a common cough suppressant may be useful in treating advanced prostate cancer.
Doctors cautioned on Thursday that some children showing up in emergency rooms with overdoses of cough or cold syrup might have been intentionally medicated to quiet them down.
Industry to continue its multi-pronged effort to raise awareness of dangers WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by Linda A.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Children under 4 should not be given over- the-counter cough and cold remedies, drug companies said Tuesday in a concession to pediatricians who doubt the drugs do much good and worry about risks.
By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Don't give over-the-counter cold remedies to kids under 4, drug companies said Tuesday. What sniffling little ones need, doctors said, are plenty of fluids and lots of tender, loving care."The best thing a parent can do is comfort their children," said Dr.
By BOB GROVES, STAFF WRITER Cough and cold medicines sold over the counter will soon carry warnings that the drugs should not be given to kids under age 4.
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By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar WASHINGTON - A top government health official Thursday rejected pediatricians' calls for an immediate ban on over-the-counter cough and cold medicines for young children, saying it might cause unintended harm.
In preparation for the upcoming cold season, pediatricians have called for the Food and Drug Administration to recall several over-the-counter cold medications for kids.
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