New warning added to cold medicines

Manufacturers pediatric cold medicine will add a new label warning parents not to use the products for children under age 4, reported the New York Times. Certain antihistamine products will also carry a new label warning against use for making a child sleep. On October 2, the FDA held a public meeting on pediatric over-the-counter cough and cold medications. The agency is exploring expanding a ban of such for children under age 6. So what are parents of sick children to do? Check out our story on safe remedies for sick tots. And take aim at prevention with these tips for kids ages 2 and up.

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