Health Canada issues recommendations regarding cough and cold medication for children

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a recommendation issued by the FDA, McNeil Consumer Health Care, a division of Johnson & Johnson has voluntarly withdrawn the following cold medicines for toddlers: 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.