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Cough and cold medicines not safe for children less than 6 years of age says FDA

Today a panel of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised that over the counter medications for coughs and cold should not be taken by children younger than 6. The panel also recommended that more research be conducted about the risks of the medication for children aged 2 to 12. The medication may be dangerous for children if taken by those younger than 6 and serious injury could result. If your child has been injured from taking this medication, contact a lawyer.

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