FDA Probes Kids’ Codeine Cough Syrups

http://www.medpagetoday.com/PublicHealthPolicy/FDAGeneral/52405?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2015-07-02&eun=g875301d0r

WASHINGTON — The FDA said it is investigating all use of codeine-containing cough syrups in children under 18, due to the drug’s potentially life-threatening side effects such as respiratory depression. In 2013, the agency recommended these products not be used for children following tonsillectomy and/or surgery on adenoids…

I guess if adults are going to be suffering from lack of options for pain management, children will have to suffer too.

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