Federal health minister says 1M units of imported kids’ pain meds are starting to hit pharmacy shelves

By Canadian Press

Nov 25, 2022 | 7:33 AM

Federal Well being Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says the beforehand introduced a million items of imported children’ ache relievers are beginning to arrive on pharmacy cabinets.

In the meantime, Duclos says a further 500,000 international items have been ordered and are anticipated over the subsequent few weeks.

He says a separate cargo of youngsters’ ache relievers from Australia are headed for hospitals.

Mother and father throughout Canada have been scrambling to handle their youngsters’s fever and ache as charges of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza skyrocket amid a dire scarcity of pediatric acetaminophen and ibuprofen.

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