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Solgar ABC Dophilus powder
Solgar ABC Dophilus powder December 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Related information Buying medicines and medical devices over the internet Counterfeit medicines and devices Safety advisory Certain batches of Solgar ABC Dophilus powder may pose a serious risk to your health, or the health of your child, and should not ... Read More »

Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension Safety advisory – potential confusion in reading correct dose
Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension Safety advisory – potential confusion in reading correct dose October 27, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The TGA has become aware that some people have expressed confusion over how to use measuring syringes supplied with Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension. Incorrect measurements have the potential to lead to accidental overdoses. The active ingredient in Children’s ... Read More »

BioCSL Fluvax – investigations into the cause of fevers in children under 5 years
BioCSL Fluvax – investigations into the cause of fevers in children under 5 years June 23, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

During the 2010 influenza season bioCSL’s Fluvax influenza vaccine was associated with a higher rate of fever and fever-related convulsions in children under 5 than other influenza vaccines. Information about TGA’s response to this issue can be found at: Seasonal ... Read More »

Children’s Panadol 1-5 years suspension
Children’s Panadol 1-5 years suspension December 19, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), in consultation with the TGA, is recalling two batches of Children’s Panadol 1-5 years suspension from pharmacies and hospitals as a small proportion of bottles contain higher levels of paracetamol than specified. The active ingredient in Children’s Panadol ... Read More »

Drugs for children with brain tumours need tuning
Drugs for children with brain tumours need tuning April 12, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pediatric researchers, investigating the biology of brain tumors in children, are finding that crucial differences in how the same gene is mutated may call for different treatments. A new study offers glimpses into how scientists will be using the ongoing ... Read More »

Only one-third of parents follow doctors’ orders for kids all of the time
Only one-third of parents follow doctors’ orders for kids all of the time March 26, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pediatricians regularly dispense advice to parents of young children during well-child visits, but a new University of Michigan poll shows that many aren’t following doctors’ orders. Only one-third of parents (31 percent) said they follow advice from their child’s health ... Read More »

Scratching out eczema misconceptions
Scratching out eczema misconceptions March 12, 2013 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents are either too scared of the medications to treat a common childhood skin rash or too relaxed about them, says leading dermatologist. “It was really upsetting to find my beautiful baby had developed this rash all over her body,” ... Read More »

New warnings about codeine in children
New warnings about codeine in children March 5, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Certain pain medications that contain codeine could prove deadly for some children who have tonsil and adenoid surgery and should be avoided in young children undergoing such procedures. Codeine, long used to treat pain in both children and adults, can ... Read More »

Free health checks available for every young child in Tasmania
Free health checks available for every young child in Tasmania February 21, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The State Government is providing health checks for all young children so that no child in Tasmania misses out, said the Minister for Children, Michelle O’Byrne. Ms O’Byrne urged parents of children five years old and under to ensure their ... Read More »

Pregnant women need a flu shot!
Pregnant women need a flu shot! January 30, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’re pregnant, a flu shot is your best protection against serious illnesses caused by the flu. The flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Changes in the immune ... Read More »







 
 
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