Navigation Links
Statement from the Consumer Healthcare Products Association on the Safety of Pediatric Over-the-Counter Medicines
Date:10/2/2007

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by Linda A. Suydam, D.P.A., president of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), in response to inaccurate and misleading media reports surrounding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's upcoming joint meeting of the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and Pediatric Advisory Committee scheduled for October 18 and 19:

"CHPA and the makers of pediatric, over-the-counter cough and cold medicines are committed to helping ensure the safe use of cough and cold medicines in children. Our highest priority is the safe use of our medicines.

"Recent media reports have misstated the FDA's position on the use of pediatric cough and cold medicines, and these inaccurate reports may unnecessarily alarm and confuse parents who have successfully relied on these medicines to relieve the cough and cold symptoms in their children for generations.

"FDA has not called for a ban on medicines for children under 6. Rather, the agency has presented a variety of internal and external recommendations for discussion at the upcoming advisory committee meeting.

"FDA's press office issued a note to correspondents yesterday further clarifying that 'the Agency has not reached any final decisions as to actions to be taken in response to a citizen petition ... Any review document included in this package that contains specific recommendations should not be considered final decisions by the Agency. After hearing the recommendations of the advisory committee, FDA will determine the course of action.'

"Parents can continue to trust over-the-counter cough and cold remedies for their children. The instructions on these medications have always clearly directed parents to 'Ask a Doctor' before administering to children under two. We strongly encourage parents to adhere to the recommended dosing instructions for all medicines, recognizing that the vast majority of adverse events associ
'/>"/>

SOURCE Consumer Healthcare Products Association
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Paracetamol May Cause Live Damage Warns Consumer Education and Research Centre
2. Iodex goes to SmithKline Beecham consumer Healthcare
3. Consumer group seeks Sibutramine ban
4. Identifying What Consumers Look For On Food Stuff Labels
5. Consumers Becoming More Health Conscious Than Calorie Conscious
6. With More Appearance Conscious Consumers The Need For Slimming Products Is Rapidly Rising
7. Consumers of soft drinks to be more alert
8. Consumers Worried About Trans-Fats The Most
9. New Plastic Surgery Unit Set Up In Kolkata To Meet Ever-Increasing Consumer Demand
10. Health care system “Consumer friendly” by 207
11. Chocolate makers to be health wise and urge consumers to be too!
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/23/2014)... (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 "The primary purpose ... control," said an inventor from Sacramento, Ca.. "Call lights are ... or left hanging on the IV pole out of the ... the nurse call device whenever they need it, I created ... effectively position the nurse call device within easy reach. The ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Savannah, GA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 ... local community through philanthropic support. Most recently, the gym ... through their Ageless Fitness program. Throughout the year, World ... for many other charitable causes. , Over the summer, ... Meals on Wheels. Through their Ageless Fitness program, participants ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Dr. Connie Casad has announced that she ... office space at 12200 Park Central Drive, Suite 200, Dallas, ... be Park Cities Aesthetics, Optimal Health and Wellness, her gynecology ... move, Dr. Casad said, “The patients’ comfort and satisfaction are ... want them to always feel like their needs are valued ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... News) -- Both drinking and getting drunk at an ... by high school students, a new study suggests. ... students who drink, could help expand alcohol-prevention efforts aimed ... stop them from becoming binge drinkers, the researchers suggested. ... alcohol use and progression to first heavy use as ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Grinnell Mutual seeks submissions from the ... Midwest. Working Together Making It Better will provide ... projects positively impacting their communities. , “So many ... communities a better places,” said Grinnell Mutual ... Baker. “Their leadership—as coaches, as volunteers, as mentors—help ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:World of Home Fitness Supports Meals on Wheels 2Health News:Dr. Connie Casad Moving to New Office Location 2Health News:Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study 2Health News:Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study 3Health News:Grinnell Mutual Invites Submissions for Innovative, Collaborative Local Projects in Its Second Annual Working Together Making It Better Promotion 2
... Number of AIDS-Related Deaths Continued to Decline, WASHINGTON, ... who were HIV infected or had confirmed AIDS on ... the end of 2004, the Justice,Department,s Bureau of Justice ... consecutive year the number has fallen. In 1999 there,were ...
... SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27 NuVasive, Inc. (Nasdaq:,NUVA), a ... surgical treatments for the spine, announced today,details relating to ... on Wednesday, October 24, 2007, after the close of ... Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at,5:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 ...
... in preparation for partnering, CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. ... today announced its purchase of all,of the equity ... $120,million. Prompting this transaction, on September 13, 2007, ... a,Johnson & Johnson company, to discover, develop and ...
... Calif., Sept. 27 The following was ... A new "study" released Wednesday by Death ... group) board member Margaret Peggy Battin,attempts to ... "disproportionately",impacted by assisted suicide legalization in Oregon ...
... For Humanity Continued By Binson,s Home ... Family Presented With New Home Saturday, September 22nd On Detroit,s East ... ... able to,enjoy a fresh start with a new home thanks in part to the ...
... Care,Management Association (PCMA) issued the following response to ... "PCMA member companies have routinely paid clean ... doing so. Before rushing to judgment,on the issue ... conduct an,independent study to explore this issue generally ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:HIV/AIDS Cases Among State and Federal Prison Inmates Fell for the Sixth Straight Year During 2005 2Health News:HIV/AIDS Cases Among State and Federal Prison Inmates Fell for the Sixth Straight Year During 2005 3Health News:NuVasive Announces Web Cast and Conference Call of Third Quarter 2007 Results 2Health News:NuVasive Announces Web Cast and Conference Call of Third Quarter 2007 Results 3Health News:Isis Acquires Symphony GenIsis 2Health News:Isis Acquires Symphony GenIsis 3Health News:Californians Against Assisted Suicide: Assisted Suicide 'Study' From Biased Author is Questionable at Best 2Health News:Donation of $15,000 and Hard Work Allows a Family in Need to Move into New Home 2
(Date:9/23/2014)... Research and Markets has announced ... Markets" report to their offering. ... - including products to treat cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and ... the final stages of clinical drug testing for new ... production capital to upscale while anticipating FDA or EMA ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... -- SiteOne Therapeutics Inc. today announced the completion of its ... Management and Biobrit LLC, with additional investors Mission Bay ... financing positions SiteOne to advance its oral Na V ... its technology platform for long-acting local analgesics, pain diagnostics ... the financing, Lowell Sears (Sears Capital Management) ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Sept. 23, 2014   COTA, Inc. today ... $7 million Series A funding round led by Horizon ... is the first big data platform designed by practicing ... analysis for cancer care in support of healthcare,s new ... to expand development of the COTA platform, hire biostatisticians, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Biopharmaceutical and Vaccine Production Markets 2Biopharmaceutical and Vaccine Production Markets 3SiteOne Therapeutics Completes $1.5M Initial Round of Equity Financing, Secures $1.4M NIH Grant 2SiteOne Therapeutics Completes $1.5M Initial Round of Equity Financing, Secures $1.4M NIH Grant 3COTA Closes $3.7M of Planned $7M Series A Funding Round to Transform Cancer Outcomes and Reimbursement 2COTA Closes $3.7M of Planned $7M Series A Funding Round to Transform Cancer Outcomes and Reimbursement 3COTA Closes $3.7M of Planned $7M Series A Funding Round to Transform Cancer Outcomes and Reimbursement 4
... Inc. (NTI(R)) (Nasdaq: NTII ), today announced ... monitoring board (DSMB) has,recommended continuation of the company,s ... brief intravenous infusion of Viprinex(TM) (ancrod),started within 6 ... 3,months. This is the fifth DSMB meeting for ...
... Genmab has,announced that HuMax-EGFr (zalutumumab) inhibits epidermal ... factor receptor (EGFr),molecules into a very compact, ... central to its role in signaling, and ... of cancer cell growth., Genmab A/S ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Fifth DSMB Meeting Supports Neurobiological Technologies' Continuation of Phase 3 Stroke Trials With Viprinex(TM) (ancrod) 2Genmab A/S - Company Announcement: Novel Insights into HuMax-EGFr Mechanisms of Action Published in PNAS 2Genmab A/S - Company Announcement: Novel Insights into HuMax-EGFr Mechanisms of Action Published in PNAS 3
Femoral selective diagnostic catheter.The material used is polyurethane (DUCOR). All selective shapes have thrulumen design. Guidewire campatibility is 0.038". Packaging 5/Box....
Terumo's Outlook offers superior torque and precision control. It's patient-friendly, high torque design makes it the catheter of choice for demanding angiography....
Femoral selective catheter. Catheter material used is polyurethane (TRICOR). Guidewire campatibility is 0.038". Packaging 5/Box....
Cordis DUCOR Catheters are available in a broad variety of French sizes and configurations. These catheters combine an atraumatic tip with either a braided or non-braided body....
Medicine Products: