Sept 30 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration
warned against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels
on Friday, citing potential risks to infants and children and
prompting CVS Health Corp Inc to withdraw the products.
The FDA is currently testing samples of the products and
analyzing reports linking them to seizures in infants and
children since 2010, the health regulator said in a statement. bit.ly/2dhHDDw
CVS announced a voluntary withdrawal of homeopathic teething
products following the FDA's announcement.
Homeopathic teething tablets and gels are sold in retail
stores and online and are distributed by companies including
both CVS and Hyland.
(Reporting by Vishal Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Tom