When your child is sick, you want to trust that the medicine you give them
is safe and effective. But when pharmaceutical companies fail to adequately
label their products, the consequences can be severe.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released
draft guidelines intended to make children's cold medicines safer.
The new guidelines specifically address acetaminophen, sold under the
brand name Tylenol and innumerable other generic marks.
The new guidance is intended to make parents more acutely aware of the
dangers of acetaminophen overdose, which can cause liver damage and even
death. According to the FDA, recommended doses for children have been
easy for parents to confuse due to
The proposed guidelines would clarify labels on children's medications
that include acetaminophen. Noteworthy, however, is that the recommendations
are completely voluntary for pharmaceutical companies.
If your child has been injured due to inadequate labeling on children’s
cold medicines, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your child’s
dangerous drug attorneys at Golomb & Honik have the extensive experience and vast resources
necessary to take on large pharmaceutical companies, and we’ll make
sure your rights are protected every step of the way.
contact Golomb & Honik today to
arrange a complimentary case evaluation. We serve clients nationwide from our offices in Philadelphia.