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Manufacturers continue operating at maximum capacity to replenish children’s pain and fever reducers to meet current extraordinary demand. While there is not a widespread shortage and our member companies are continuously shipping out products to retailers to replenish supply as quickly as possible, we recognize that limited products on store shelves is frustrating for parents and caregivers.

Dec 21, 2022

Since mid-November 2022, CHPA's messages about the supply of children's pain-relief and fever-reducing medicines have appeared in over 1,400 news stories.

Dec 21, 2022

“As flu season begins, CHPA remains in close contact with our member companies who are currently meeting the elevated demand for safe and effective children’s pain reliever products.

Dec 7, 2022

Existing stock photography depicting dosing of liquid medicines contributes to confusion so new joint effort aims to remedy that. The CHPA Educational Foundation (CHPAEF) in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) PROTECT Initiative are providing high-quality royalty-free photos that accurately depict best practices for measuring and giving liquid medicines to children.

Mar 9, 2022

Anita Brikman sits down with board-certified pediatrician and co-founder of Forever Freckled, Dr. Katie Friedman to discuss the rise of the healthcare social media influencer.

Sep 6, 2021

What fever is too high for a child? When is it time to take them to the doctor? Can you safely alternate between over-the-counter (OTC) fever reducers containing acetaminophen and ibuprofen? We've got four must-read fever treatment tips from a pediatrician at

Oct 5, 2020

CHPA released the following statement in response to the CDC Viewpoints article titled, “Prevention of Unintentional Medication Overdose Among Children,” published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Jul 28, 2020

It only took a moment for Sugey and Carlos’s toddler to accidentally swallow medicine that was left within his reach. It can happen to anyone. Take 90 seconds to watch their story, and learn how to keep your family safe.

Oct 3, 2019

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