Cough and cold medicines for children to be limited


  • Nation Premium
  • Thursday, 09 Jul 2009

PETALING JAYA: The Drug Control Authority has decided to limit the use of cough and cold products in children due to safety and efficacy concerns.

In a statement yesterday, which came after a review of such drugs, it also ordered warnings to be displayed on prescription drugs obtained from doctors and pharmacists.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Heated exchange over rise in poultry, food prices Premium
Penang has no plans to control liquor sales in convenient stores Premium
Hamzah: Plantation sector still facing acute shortage of workers Premium
More than four out of five students are back in school for face-to-face lessons, says Radzi Premium
PM: Completion of Merdeka 118 tower spire, the world's second-tallest building, a 'proud moment' Premium
Covid-19: 96.8 per cent of Malaysia's adult population fully vaccinated as of Monday (Nov 29) Premium
Covid-19: Omicron probably more transmissible than Delta, so take precautions, says Khairy Premium
Flashback Star#50: Drastic cuts by Govt Premium
Reopening of schools, food prices to be discussed in Parliament Tuesday (Nov 30) Premium
Hawkers: Price increase possible Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers