Drugmakers Promise Label Changes For Cold Meds

Law360, New York (October 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After doctors urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to yank pediatric cough and cold medicines from the shelves, manufacturers of the medicines said Tuesday that they would voluntarily add labels warning parents that children under the age of 4 shouldn't use the products.

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association, a group representing the makers of over-the-counter medicines, said that the new labels will direct consumers not to administer the products to children under the age of 4.

The association said that products with certain antihistamines will...
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