Recommendations for the Use of OTC Cough and Cold Medications in Children

Ann McMahon Wicker, PharmD, BCPS; Brice A. Labruzzo, PharmD

Disclosures

US Pharmacist. 2009;34(3):33-36. 

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Conclusion

Pharmacists are accessible members of the health care team and are often consulted by parents or guardians regarding selection of appropriate nonprescription cough and cold products for their children. The parent or guardian should be counseled to carefully follow certain guidelines for usage (see sidebar) when an OTC cough and cold medication is being considered for use in children.[22,23]

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