With a little knowledge and care, it is possible to give children medicines safely, responsibly and confidently.
Potent acid blockers (called proton pump inhibitors) work well to block stomach acid, but generally they're intended to treat short episodes of heartburn or reflux. There are risks to long-term use.
The more medications you take increases the likelihood that mistakes could occur.
It's important for parents to properly educate and supervise their kids' medicine use.
Over the counter drugs and supplements may contain dangerous toxins or unapproved drug ingredients, so people who take them may be risking serious health problems.
When your child’s health care provider recommends an over-the-counter medicine, it’s important to make sure you have answers to these questions.
You can safely dispose of dangerous expired and unwanted prescription drugs on Take Back Day, this Saturday, April 28.
Take proper precautions to keep your kids safe.
Take this survey to find out what you really know about safely giving over-the-counter (OTC) medicines to your kids.
Here's how to keep an organized medicine cabinet to help keep your family safe. Start by saving the over-the-counter medicine boxes and dosing devices.