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CHPA Petitions For Acetaminophen Under-2 Dose Labeling

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

CHPA urges FDA not to wait until it publishes the final internal analgesics, antipyretic and anti-rheumatic monograph before allowing manufacturers to label acetaminophen products with dosing information for children 6 months to 2 years old. In a citizen petition, the trade group proposes FDA publish a statement of enforcement policy expressly permitting the use of a standardized age- and weigh-based dosing chart.

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