Pediatric Supplements

Are dietary supplements safe to give to my children? Are there natural supplements to use in place of the ADD medications? What supplements can I use to boost my child’s immune system? These are some of the questions I am asked these questions on a daily basis. First, the dietary supplements are not considered medications.  […]

Exactly what is in that supplement you’re taking?

Edward Bell PharmD wrote an article in the January edition of Infectious Disease for Children discussing supplements. First, we should clarify what a supplement is and is not. A drug claims to help a medical condition. An infant formula carries a claim of nutrition. Both are reviewed by the FDA for effectiveness or safety. A […]