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Medicines Top Source of Kids' Poisonings

... are acetaminophen, opioids or benzodiazepines, cough and cold medicines, nonsteroidal ... drug makers in October voluntarily withdrew oral cough and cold medicines marketed for use in infants. ... "The reason the makers of over-the-counter oral cough and cold medicines for infants are voluntarily ...

American Hygiene Habits Getting Worse: International Study Reveals More Illness-Causing Germs Than Ever in American Kitchens

... such as meat and poultry. cough and Sneeze Etiquette - Practice good cough and sneeze etiquette to prevent spreading germs to others. cough into your elbow, rather than your hands, and ...

Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals to Attend the 44th China New Drugs Trade Fair in Tianjin

... for its recently acquired Laiyang Pear cough Syrup. Jiangbo plans to promote its brand ... ailments. The Company believes that Laiyang Pear cough Syrup tastes much better than alternative cough syrups. The cough syrup's pear taste makes it ...

Parents Often Puzzled by Medicine Labels

... of over-the-counter pediatric cold and cough products are difficult for caregivers to ... advised against the use of over-the-counter cough and cold medications in children younger than 2, ... to read labels of four over-the-counter cold and cough medicines. The labels were all from products ...

Refusing Shots Puts Kids at Higher Risk for Whooping Cough

... and 2007, and identified 156 cases of whooping cough (pertussis). "This study helps dispel one of ... we found that one in 10 additional whooping cough infections could have been prevented by ... were just over 1,000 reported cases of whooping cough in the United States. That number climbed to ...

Refusing immunizations puts children at increased risk of pertussis infection

... vaccines are 23 times more likely to get whooping cough compared to fully immunized children, according ... we found that one in 10 additional whooping cough infections could have been prevented by ... Pertussis more commonly known as whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial disease that ...

Refusing Immunizations Puts Children at Increased Risk of Pertussis Infection, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

... vaccines are 23 times more likely to get whooping cough compared to fully immunized children, according ... we found that one in 10 additional whooping cough infections could have been prevented by ... Pertussis - more commonly known as whooping cough - is a highly contagious bacterial disease that ...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Revenue Increased 11% to a Record $111.6 Million and Earnings Per Share Increased 40% to $1.46

... group of products has offset declines in sales of cough and Multi-symptom products. During fiscal 2009, ... Those increases offset a decline in sales of cough and multi-symptom products. During this ... increases was an $8.7 million decline in sales of cough and Multi-symptom products. Gross margin ...

Partnership for a Drug-Free America / MetLife Foundation Survey Shows More Parents Are Talking With Their Teens About Cough Medicine Abuse

... than ever are addressing over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine abuse with their teens. The ... to their teen about the dangers of using OTC cough and cold medicine to get high, up from 55 percent ... that power and talking to their kids about cough medicine abuse just as they would about any ...

Swine Flu Prevention: Information & Products from Allegro Medical

... Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Dispose of the tissue in the trash. ... often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze. The CDC also recommends the use of ... Flu Symptoms include: High fever of 102+ cough Chills Headache Aches and Pains Some ...

New Partnership for a Drug-Free America 20th Annual Study Shows Progress in Teens Recognizing Dangers of OTC Cough Medicine Abuse

... Makers of OTC cough medicines committed to continuing multi-pronged ... teens and the abuse of over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicines. According to the 20th annual ... number of teens view the intentional abuse of OTC cough medicines as risky. PATS indicates 48 percent of ...

New Sick Day Guidelines Help Parents Make the Right Call This Cold Season

... Guidelines home to help guide parents through the cough and cold season - On average, school-aged ... their children home from school when they had cough or cold symptoms(ii). To help parents make ... tips for helping to prevent colds and relieve cough and cold symptoms, are available to approximately ...

New study shows that a cough medicine ingredient could effectively treat prostate cancer

... demonstrates that an ingredient used in a common cough suppressant may be useful in treating advanced ... found that noscapine, which has been used in cough medication for nearly 50 years, reduced tumor ... is approved for use in many countries as a cough suppressant, however, it is available to doctors ...

Annual Monitoring the Future Survey on Drug Abuse Shows Decline in OTC Cough Medicine Abuse

... on the non-medical use of over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicines containing dextromethorphan among 8th, ... about the efforts of the leading makers of OTC cough medicines to discourage abuse, noting that the ... 12th graders, respectively, reported abusing OTC cough medicines to get high. We are encouraged by this ...

Zicam Launches "Cold & Flu Companion" Mobile Application

... and flu news and understanding the cold, flu and cough activity in a localized area can aid consumers in ... Zicam(R) and Nasal Comfort(TM) products in the cough and cold category, and Xcid(TM) antacid in the ... Relief; Zicam Sinus Relief; as well as Zicam cough products and Zicam Multi-Symptom relief items. ...

Parents of new babies should be considered for a whooping cough booster, say experts

... way of preventing the fatal form of whooping cough in young infants, say a group of paediatric intensive care doctors on bmj.com today. Whooping cough (pertussis) is a distressing infectious disease ... presented to hospital with a five-day history of cough and breathlessness. Her mother had a ...

Integrated Beverage Group Launches Children's Throat Cooler(R) in Canada

... FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As cough and cold season rapidly approaches, Integrated ... market. In the past year, over-the-counter cough and cold medicines have been under scrutiny by ... have voluntarily stopped selling over-the-counter cough and cold medicines for babies and toddlers. In ...

New research about chronic lung disease presented at CHEST 2008

... NASAL SPRAY IMPROVES RHINITIS-RELATED CHRONIC cough (Wednesday, October 29, 1:00 PM EST) Patients with rhinitis-related chronic cough may be able to control their cough using nasal sprays. Researchers ...

CHEST 2008: Featured abstracts

... PM EST) Patients with rhinitis-related chronic cough may be able to control their cough using nasal sprays. Researchers at cough Center, Inc, in California treated 266 patients ...

Integrated Beverage Group Launches Children's Throat Cooler(R)

... FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As cough and cold season rapidly approaches, Integrated ... market. In the past year, over-the-counter cough and cold medicines have been under scrutiny by ... have voluntarily stopped selling over-the-counter cough and cold medicines for babies and toddlers. In ...

Chest Journal: August news briefs

... August issue of the journal CHEST . CHRONIC cough IN CHILDREN ADDS TO PARENTAL STRESS Parents of children with chronic cough may suffer from additional stress and worry ... anxiety, depression, stress, and burden of cough to 79 parents of 190 children who were newly ...

Study examines cold medication use in young children

... cough and cold medication use in young children has ... there has been little research on patterns of cough and cold medication use in very young children. ... breathing) had received over-the-counter cough and cold medicines in the week prior to visiting ...

Saline is Safe Alternative to Harmful Cough and Cold Products

... that over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold products should not be used to treat ... safe or effective in children under two." OTC cough and cold products include decongestants, expectorants, antihistamines, and cough suppressants. As a direct response to the ...

Study finds parents use cough medicines on under-2s despite the warnings

... More than 40 per cent of parents have used cough medicine for children younger than two even ... half (42.8 per cent) had given their children cough and cold medicines containing anti-histamines; ... were cranky. Ms Trajanovska said the use of cough and cold medicines on children under two was of ...

Ethnicity Plays Role in Parents' Treatment of Childhood Fever

... one in 10 U.S. children uses one or more cough and cold medications during a given week. While pediatric cough and cold medications are widely marketed in the ... is important given recent revelations that cough and cold medication use can lead to serious ...

10% of U.S. Kids Using Cough Medicine Every Week

... one in 10 U.S. children uses one or more cough and cold medications during a given week, ... to new research from Boston University. While cough and cold medications for children are widely ... gives increased weight to recent revelations that cough and cold medication use can lead to serious ...

1 in 10 children using cough, cold medications

... one in ten U.S. children uses one or more cough and cold medications during a given week. These ... Joint Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. Pediatric cough and cold medications are widely marketed in the ... important in light of recent revelations that cough and cold medications are responsible for serious ...

Health Woes Not Always to Blame for Chronic Cough

... News) -- The widespread belief that chronic cough is only connected to other conditions is ... It's one of two studies on chronic cough published in this week's issue of The Lancet . ... on chronic cough, which is defined as a cough lasting longer than eight weeks. The condition, ...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Reports Fiscal 3rd Quarter Net Sales of $30.8 Million and Net Loss of ($0.07) Per Share

... 9-Year Low in Seasonal Illness affects sales of cough and Cold Products PHOENIX, Jan. 30 ... is reflected in lower consumer consumption of cough and cold products. For the 12 weeks ended ... sales (three-outlet syndicated scanner data) of cough and cold products decreased approximately 5%, ...

CDC Report Highlights the Need for Safe Use and Safekeeping of Medicines

... pediatric over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription cough and cold medicines are rare -- and of these ... review puts the overall discussion of pediatric cough and cold remedies into perspective by focusing on ... ingestions of either prescription or OTC cough and cold medicines account for two-thirds ...

Makers of OTC Cough Medicines Reaffirm Efficacy of Products

... on the efficacy of oral over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicines in children and adults. While this ... (CHPA), representing the leading makers of OTC cough medicine in the U.S., stands behind the efficacy ... well-designed clinical studies showing that acute cough sufferers receive beneficial relief from these ...

Hyland's Cough and Cold Medicines Remain a Safe and Effective Option for Toddlers and Young Children

... their children's suffering from common cough and cold symptoms. Today, the Food and Drug ... regarding use of over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold products in children under two years of ... advisory warning parents and caregivers that "OTC cough and cold products should not be used to treat ...

Cold Meds Not Safe for Kids Under 2, FDA Warns

... health advisory stating that over-the-counter cough and cold medicines should not be given to infants ... "We strongly recommend that over-the-counter cough and cold products should not be used in young ... have not come to a final decision on the use of cough and cold products in children aged 2 to 11 and ...

CHPA Lends Support to FDA's Announcement Against Use of Oral, Over-the-Counter Cough and Cold Medicines in Children Under Two

... voluntary withdrawal of oral infant cough and cold medicines in October 2007 WASHINGTON, ... of the leading makers of over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicines, the Consumer ... (FDA) decision against the use of oral OTC cough and cold medicines in children under the age of ...

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, Partnership for a Drug-Free America on New SAMHSA Study On Cough Medicine Abuse

... abused non-prescription, over-the- counter (OTC) cough and cold medicines to get high at least once in ... painkiller and 1 in 11 (2.2 million) had abused cough medicines containing the active ... focused on educating against the abuse of cough and cold medicines containing DXM at: ...

Statement From the Consumer Healthcare Products Association on the SAMHSA Findings on Cough Medicine Abuse

... data on the prevalence of over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine abuse among 12- to 25-year-olds ... are working tirelessly to raise awareness about cough medicine abuse and welcome these data to help ... sale of the raw form of the active ingredient in cough medicines, dextromethorphan, to minors. But our ...

Chronic Coughs Need a Doctor's Attention

... News) -- If you wake up due to coughing or have a cough that lasts for weeks, you may have a potentially ... Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology's cough committee, said in a prepared statement. ... see an allergist/immunologist if they have: a cough that lasts three to eight weeks or more; ...

Honey Beats Meds at Soothing Kids' Cough

... Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) -- With many children's cough syrups being pulled from the market because they ... either no treatment or dextromethorphan (DM), the cough suppressant found in many over-the-counter cold ... board recently recommended that over-the-counter cough and cold medicines not be given to children under ...

New Data Presented at ACAAI Informs on the Safety and Efficacy of Nasacort AQ Nasal Spray in a Trial of Children Aged 2-5 Years Old with Year-Round Allergic Rhinitis

... with Nasacort AQ and placebo respectively were cough (7.6%, 9.2%), pyrexia (fever) (6.8%, 8%), ... vs 3.6%, epistaxis 2.7% vs 0.8%, and increase in cough 2.1% vs 1.5%. In studies including children ages ... they were: pharyngitis 7.4% vs 6.4%, increase in cough 7.0% vs 6.4%. About sanofi-aventis ...

CHPA Commends Senator Biden on Legislation Aimed at Curbing Medicine-Abuse Trend

... Initiative Is Major Step in Stopping cough Medicine Abuse Among Teens WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 ... working to educate families about the dangers of cough medicine abuse. Following is a statement by Linda ... is very troubling. The leading makers of OTC cough medicines have been working to raise ...
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