Saturday, February 23, 2013

Don't use codeine in kids after tonsillectomy: FDA

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. health regulators on Wednesday issued the strongest possible warning to physicians to avoid prescribing codeine to children after surgery to remove tonsils, adenoids or both. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a posting on its website that deaths...
Don't use codeine in kids after tonsillectomy: FDA