FDA Warns Against Medicine That Can Be Fatal To Kids

tramadol and codeine fatal

The US Food and Drug Administration warned the public on Thursday regarding the use of certain medications containing narcotics. Apparently, narcotics such as codeine and tramadol can be fatal when used by children.

According to Med Page Today, the FDA released a statement warning the public, especially parents against using medicine that contains codeine or tramadol for children under the age of 12. Moreover, any product containing such narcotics that are fatal to kids will now carry a “Contraindication” warning label to further strengthen the awareness of the dangers posed by codeine and tramadol.

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