Health Canada issues recommendations regarding cough and cold medication for children
Friday, October 12, 2007 - 11:30
Following a recommendation issued by the FDA, McNeil Consumer Health Care, a division of Johnson & Johnson has voluntarly withdrawn the following cold medicines for toddlers:
Infants' Tylenol Cold Dye Free Drops, Benylin (R) for Infants Cough and Cold Oral Drops and Benylin (R) for Infants Stuffy Nose Oral Drops.
Health Canada has also issued a release regarding over-the-counter cough and cold medications for young children.
We urge parents to read and follow Health Canada's recommendations.
Health Canada's Advisory : Recommendations for the Appropriate Use of Cough and Cold products in Children