No parent want to see his or her child suffer from cold or cough or any ailment for that matter. Our first instinct is to call the doctor and get a prescription or visit a drugstore and purchase our favorite cold medicine. However, there are emerging evidences that giving children cough and cold medicines is not usually as helpful as we think.
Consumer Reports medical experts say that most children’s cough and cold medicines don’t help much. Some tried-and-true remedies are actually more effective than anything you can buy at the store.
This video from Consumer Report explains why cough and cold medicines should be replaced with more natural and effective remedies that cost less and have no side effects.