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Omron Micro-Air Electronic Nebulizer System NE-U22V1
PARI LC Sprint Reusable Nebulizer Set
Medquip Penguin Nebulizer System
Handi-Air Tote Wheeled Oxygen Carrier
Respironics EasyLife Nasal CPAP Mask - no longer selling
Health-Ox Fingertip Pulse Oximeter
Why did the US Food and Drug Administration issue a warning on cold and cough medicine for children?
In October 2007, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an advisory strongly recommending that over-the-counter cough and cold medications not be given to infants and children under two years old because of the risk of life-threatening side effects. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) supports this recommendation and urges parents to seek safer ways to soothe infants and young children suffering from colds and coughs by using a cool mist humidifier, saline nose drops and suctioning bulbs to thin and clear mucus from a baby’s nose.
While annoying, cough and cold symptoms are usually benign and self-limiting. Over-the-counter cough and cold medications will not cure these illnesses nor shorten their duration. Parents are advised to seek safer ways to nurse their children back to health.
What are the alternatives that pediatricians recommend for a child with a cold or cough symptoms?
To make stuffy youngsters feel better and help them rest, pediatric specialists recommend:
Many of these tips are useful for adults as well. Contact your doctor if your child shows any of the following signs:
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