I just returned from searching 3 different drug stores looking for the thin strips for childrens colds, flu, and allergies and guess what? NONE, not for any age! I find that very strange because according to the drug companies the only items removed from shelves were the ones created for infants ( under 2 years old ). So where are the strips for kids 2-12? I'm raising a boy with autism, he is a wonderful child but is extremely picky about what goes in his mouth, getting him to drink the liquid is impossible he just gags, same goes for those chewy pill things. I've tried time and time again to teach him to swallow a pill but he just doesn't get it. These strips were a lifesavor for me, by the time he'd stick his tongue on it to spit it out it was melted. I also find it strange that any company in this day and age of the almighty dollar would take a money making product like this one ( and you know that they were or there wouldn't have been dozens to choose from ) and just remove it from shelves, not because of any heath risk (there was nothing actually wrong with the medication according to spokespeople ) but because certain parents didn't bother to read the dosing instructions. WELL I DON"T BELIEVE IT !!! NOT FOR A NEW YORK SECOND !!! Is there something else going on here that somebody somewhere doesn't want you or I to know about these strips? These strips were not recommended for infants anyway! I am sitting here looking at three different types of Triaminic strips( they are expired which is why I was looking for them in the drug stores to begin with) and all three of them "Cold and Cough, Allergy, and Night Time Cold and Cough" says clearly on the instructions they are not intended for use for children under the age of 4. SO FESS UP DRUG COMPANIES, WHATS REALLY GOING ON HERE !!!View Thread
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