FDA Warns of Rising Reports of Childhood Poisonings Linked to Cough Medicines

FDA Warns of Rising Reports of Childhood Poisonings Linked to Cough Medicines

Poison control centers in the United States have seen an increase in reports of children ingesting a type of prescription cough medicine, according to a study released Tuesday by the Food and Drug Administration. From 2010 to 2018, reports of pediatric poisonings involving the drug, benzonatate, increased each year, according to the study. Benzonatate, sold …

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