Stay Alert for Codeine or Tramadol Rxs for Kids and Breastfeeding Women

You'll hear new warnings about using codeine or tramadol in kids and breastfeeding women...due to risks of respiratory depression and death.

Codeine and tramadol are now contraindicated in all kids under age 12...and in kids under 18 after surgery to remove the tonsils or adenoids.

FDA is also warning not to use codeine or tramadol in kids ages 12 to 18 who are obese or have conditions such as sleep apnea.

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