Liquid Medication for Your Child -- How Easy Is It to Overdose?

Dosing directions for children's over-the-counter medication are misleading and hard for parents to understand, according to a study from the New York University School of Medicine. Researchers sampled 200 of the top-selling cough/cold, allergy, analgesic and gastrointestinal over-the-counter (OTC) liquid medication for children and found that inconsistencies between labeled dosage and the provided measuring device could increase the likelihood of mis-dose when medicine is administered by...Full Story
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