Agency warning over teething products
Elaine McInnes’ advice follows a warning from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency over the use of unlicensed homeopathic teething tablets or gels.
Teething is a normal physiological process when a baby’s first set of teeth emerge through the gums. Most babies grow their first tooth at some point during their first year. Babies can experience teething differently, with some showing signs of distress.
Parents of young children are being warned not to use unlicensed homeopathic teething tablets or gels due to the risk of dangerous side effects. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued the advice following a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into homeopathic teething tablets and gels....
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