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BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39097.458044.4E (Published 18 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:114

CDC warns of dangers of cough mixtures for young children:Three deaths of infants in 2005 were linked with cough and cold medicines, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned. The infants ranged in age from 1 to 6 months, and all had high blood concentrations of what seemed to be pseudoephedrine. The survey of deaths was based on email queries to medical examiners and a review of news …

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