Kids and medications – take care and don’t self-medicate!


What can you do when the coughs and the runny noses take hold this winter? Dr Phillipa Binns from NPS Medicinewise gives some good advice for parents and grandparents and her first suggestion is NOT to run to the medicine cabinet! In fact the Therapeutic Goods Administration have established new guidelines to restrict the use of many common medical remedies to children under the age of six years.

Listen for some practical advise about helping your children recover from their illnesses this winter. You can also join the discussion with me on Facebook.

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