Journal Article

Adverse events from cough and cold medications after a market withdrawal of products labeled for infants.

Shehab N, Schaefer MK, Kegler SR, et al. Pediatrics. 2010;126:1100-7.

This study found substantially reduced emergency department visits for over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medication–related adverse events. The authors advocate for greater efforts to improve packaging information and education around avoiding use of these high-risk OTC medications in infants.