FDA Warns Parents Against Using Teething Tablets & Gels

Baby teething with toyTeething tablets, used to temporarily relieve the symptoms of simple restlessness and wakeful discomfort due to cutting teeth (teething) discomfort, may be linked to the deaths of 10 children, reports say. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration nearly a dozen children who used homeopathic teething tablets in addition to 400 adverse events associated with the popular tablets and gels have been reported to the FDA.