Clinical Trial – Promoting Safe Use of Children's Cough/Cold Medicines – Flu

This study seeks to identify ways to help parents safely use cough/cold medications with their children. The study focuses on 3 key tasks that have been found to be difficult for parents: 1) decision-making about whether medicines should be given based on a child’s age, 2) use of active ingredient information to determine which medications are safe to give together, and 3) medication dosing.

Study Type  : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment  : 820 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Identifying “Best Practices” for the Safe Use of Pediatric Cough and Cold Medications
Actual Study Start Date  : May 1, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date  : August 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date  : August 2018
Contact: Karen Encalada, BA 212-562-2821
Contact: Shonna Yin, MD 212-562-2821 Identifier: NCT03126851

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