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Drugmakers eliminate infant drops of key medicine

Written By: Walter Hoerman MD - May• 08•11

This will make our answering your dosage questions simpler, knowing that there will only be one strength. The only drawback will be having to get more liquid into your infant, but that shouldn’t be too difficult.

“Johnson & Johnson and other makers of cold and fever medications said Wednesday that they will discontinue infant drops of medicines containing acetaminophen in an effort to avoid confusion that can lead to dangerous overdoses.

The industry association for over-the-counter medicine companies said its members will begin phasing out the liquid drops later this year.”

Drugmakers eliminate infant drops of key medicine

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