Video: Teaching Kids About Using Medicine Safely
Kids grow up fast. As they do we teach them as much as we can about safety. Watch this video for tips from an FDA pediatrician on teaching older kids about using medicine safely.
Giving Medicine to Children
When young children are sick and cranky, it can be tough to get them to take their medicine. Watch this video for tips from an FDA pediatrician on giving the dose without the battle.
Safe Cold Remedies for Young Children
Advice on how to safely treat a cold in your baby or young child: bulb syringes, sleeping positions, and medications for pain or fever
Lock it Up: Medicine Safety in Your Home
Every year thousands of children are hospitalized and some die ‹ after taking medicine not meant for them. Teens share stolen prescription drugs at "pharm parties" and toddlers are tempted by colorful pills that look like candy. In this Consumer Update video, FDA pharmacist Connie Jung explains how you can prevent harm by locking your medicine up.
Other Options for Emergency Contraception: ella and the Copper IUD
A discussion of reasons why emergency contraception may be needed, and additional options such as ella and the Copper IUD.
Intuniv (guanfacine): Clinical Effectiveness
Intuniv (guanfacine) clinical effectiveness to help manage the symptoms of childhood ADHD.
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