Poisonings in kids due to PRESCRIPTION drugs is on the rise

Poisonings in kids due to PRESCRIPTION drugs is on the rise.

The good news is that poisonings due to cough and cold meds are down...due to the withdrawal of OTC infant products and age restrictions on children's products.

But adults are using more Rx meds...leading to more poisonings and deaths in kids. Over two-thirds of deaths in children under 5 years are due to med poisonings.

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