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In Focus: Medicines For Children

Posted 01 March 2008

Most medicines prescribed for children have not been tested in children. In the US, only 20%-30% of medicines approved by the Food and Drug Administration are labeled for pediatric use.1 In the EU, more than 50% of the medicines used in children may not have been studied in this age group.2

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