Warning labels on cough, cold medicines curbed kids’ ER visits

[KMSP Fox 9 News, Nov. 12, 2013] The number of children going to emergency rooms because of adverse reactions to children’s cough and cold medications fell after drug manufacturers voluntarily recalled the products in 2007 and re-released them with stricter warning labels, according to researchers from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Dr. Eric Barth, a pediatrician at Allina Medical Clinic – Ramsey, talked with Fox 9 News about medicine safety for kids and options parents have for their young children with colds.


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