Avoiding unhelpful over-the-counter medications for kids

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 7 September 2016

8 mins

Dr Anthea Rhodes says we need to be more careful with the drugs we give our kids. She's the director of The Australian Child Health Poll from the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, which has found that parents are using cough and cold medicines not suitable for children under six. We’re also giving kids vitamins to boost their immunity when there is no evidence to show this works. So what is best practice when using medication with our kids?

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