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Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Supports U.S. Food and Drug Administration Decision for Over-the-Counter Cough and Cold Medications in Children under Two Years of Age
Date:1/17/2008

. Marketplace surveillance data analyzed by the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center in Denver, Colorado confirm that risks are minimal when these medicines are used at recommended doses by children age two and older. The data also confirm that the vast majority of safety concerns are with product misuse by children age two and younger.

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare is awaiting final recommendations from the FDA for use of over-the-counter cough and cold products in children ages two to eleven. The Company will continue to take all appropriate actions to support the safe and effective use of cough and cold medications.

About Wyeth Consumer Healthcare

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, a division of Wyeth, is one of the world's leaders in the development, manufacturing and marketing of non-prescription medicines, vitamins and nutritional products, including established brands such as Advil(R), Centrum(R), ChapStick(R), Dimetapp and Robitussin. Wyeth is one of the world's largest research-driven pharmaceutical and health care products companies. It is a leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, vaccines, biotechnology products and non-prescription medicines that improve the quality of life for people worldwide. The Company's major divisions include Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth Consumer Healthcare and Fort Dodge Animal Health.

The statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements based on current expectations of future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. These risks and uncertainties include the inherent uncertainty of the timing and success of, and expense associated with, research, development, regulatory approval and commercialization of our products, including with respect to our pipeline products; government cost-containment initiatives; restri
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