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  • “Natural” Teething Remedies Also May Be Deadly [hide all summaries]
    (July 2017)
    Parents may be tempted to try assorted teething remedies for their infants. Learn about certain homeopathic products for teething that have been recalled because they were linked to a large number of serious injuries in infants.
  • Warning From FDA on Prescription Drops for Ear Pain [hide all summaries]
    (September 2015)
    In July, the FDA announced that the agency will be requiring manufacturers to stop selling 16 types of prescription ear drops. These drugs have never been approved as safe and effective for their marketed uses. Find out the names of these drugs so you can protect yourself and your family members from these potentially harmful and unproven remedies.
  • Valacyclovir (VALTREX), Penciclovir (DENAVIR), and Docosanol (ABREVA) – How Much is One Day Without a Cold Sore Worth? [hide all summaries]
    (January 2003)
    The editors of the highly respected Medical Letter On Drugs and Therapeutics, an independent source of drug information written for physicians and pharmacists, reviewed the use of the antiviral drug valacyclovir (VALTREX) for the treatment of cold sores (herpes labialis) in their November 11, 2002 issue. This prompted us to evaluate two other Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs, penciclovir (DENAVIR) and docosanol (ABREVA), together with valacyclovir for cold sore treatment. If you decide not to spend the money for one of these drugs every time a cold sore appears, there are things you can do to control discomfort, allowing healing and avoid complications. The cold sore should....

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