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2008-09-18 12:00:40

Covidien, a provider of healthcare products, has announced the US availability of TussiCaps extended-release capsules, the first and only hydrocodone antitussive oral capsule to provide powerful cough suppression for up to 12 hours.

2008-09-17 09:01:00

Covidien (NYSE: COV, BSX: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the U.S.

2008-08-28 03:00:19

By Anonymous Authorities in the United Kingdom have removed six cough medicines from their pharmacies and moved about 100 other products to "behind the counter" until their labeling is changed to state they are not for children under two years of age.

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2008-08-04 15:20:00

Researchers from Boston University's Slone Epidemiology Center have found that approximately one in ten U.S. children uses one or more cough and cold medications during a given week. These findings appear in the August issue of the journal Pediatrics.

2008-07-17 12:00:21

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Elizabeth Funderburk of Consumer Healthcare Products Association, +1-202-429-3520 (w), +1-202-256-5677 (m) Announce nationwide town hall meetings as part of educational effort WASHINGTON,July 17/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) are pleased to lend their support to S.Res.

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2008-05-15 11:10:00

More than 40 percent of parents have used cough medicine for children younger than two – even though it is not recommended, nor proven effective for children in this age group, an Australia-first study has found.

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2008-01-18 08:51:39

The FDA issued a warning today that over-the-counter cough and cold medicines are too risky for children under the age of 2. The warning states that “serious and potentially life-threatening side effects can occur.”

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2007-10-11 18:00:00

Drug makers pulled cold medicines targeted for babies and toddlers off the market Thursday, leaving parents to find alternatives for hacking coughs and runny little noses just as fall sniffles get in full swing.

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2006-11-14 03:00:00

It hurts, makes a loud rattling noise, and travels at up to 60 miles an hour. Over the next few months, it will be responsible for more than two million visits to GPs, and more than [pound]500m will be spent on medicines this year trying to stop it.

2006-05-12 10:45:00

Codeine is a standard ingredient in cough remedies, but it seems to be no more effective than an inactive "placebo" compound, at least in people with chronic lung disease, UK researchers report.


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