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Safe New Children's Medicines Launched for Cough, Cold and Flu Season
Date:10/3/2008

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reopened discussions on Oct. 2 regarding the human error risks of dispensing decongestants, antihistamines and cough suppressants to children, and if these risks are proportional to the estimated benefits for children based on using a fraction of doses shown to relieve symptoms in adults.

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In response to the agency's determination that it was "uncomfortable" with these risks last October, Boiron, world leader in homeopathy, is launching Children's Oscillococcinum(R) for flu-like symptoms and Children's Coldcalm(R) for colds. Parents wondering how to ease their children's winter woes will more easily be able to find these safe and reliable over-the-counter (OTC) medicines in the children's aisle along with Boiron's established Children's Chestal(R) for coughs.

These homeopathic medicines do not contain any of the ingredients under question for use in youngsters. Their active ingredients are micro-doses of natural ingredients. Since homeopathic medicines are not body-mass dependent, there's no need to give more or less medicine depending on body weight. There's no risk of overdose or interaction with other medications in case parents decided to administer a cold medicine on top of cough syrup. Nor are there reported side effects such as making children jittery or drowsy. In general, homeopathic medicines are considered one of the safest choices for self-treatment.

Rather than "mask" symptoms that may indicate a more serious condition, these medicines work with the body by sending it a signal to help rebalance itself and heal. For example, a cough suppressant wor
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