alternatives to traditional OTC cough and cold medicines for infants and young children

Parents are asking about alternatives to traditional OTC cough and cold medicines for infants and young children.

This is a hot topic now after the recent withdrawal of infant cough and cold meds due to concerns about their efficacy and safety.

Saline nasal sprays can relieve nasal congestion and dryness. For infants, suggest using saline drops first to loosen the mucus, then suctioning it gently with a bulb syringe.

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