The doctors: cough medicines dangerous to the health of children

Scientists from Canada are recommended to reconsider the use of antitussives in the case of young children. Not always for the treatment of common colds requires an Arsenal of drugs.

Often children get sick of conventional SARS. However, in these cases, often antibiotics are not needed for viral infections.

Antitussive drugs are administered on the same template. Parents sometimes give their child regular syrup, even when there is no cough. Promoting such self-treatment the advice of friends and loud advertising.

Parents should carefully read the annotation to medication. Many antitussives banned for use in young children, since they can cause serious side effects.

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