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Drugging Babies for GERD & Colic?

 Drugging Babies for GERD & Colic?

Society went from hysteria about illegal drugs which cause very few deaths to mandatory drugs that cause over 100,000 deaths per year from properly prescribed drugs whose victims followed their doctor’s guidelines, which, of course, were supplied by Fat Pharma.

There is a wealth of information available on the internet and it’s a good to discover some internet resources you consider reliable before you ever need answers to pressing problems.

This infographic provides information about what’s typical for an infant.  This information can save a lot of worry and keep people from making rushed and regrettable decisions.

 

Education before Medication

“The number of babies prescribed acid suppression drugs such as H2 blockers and PPIs grew 8-fold during 2002 to 2009, but fewer than 10% received any diagnostic testing for GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease).
“Some pediatricians are growing concerned that the “epidemic” of infant GERD cases is actually due to over-diagnosis, especially since clinical trials show acid blockers work no better than a placebo and can actually lead to short term and long term side effects.
“The FDA has not approved PPIs for treatment of GERD in children younger than one year.” 
– See more at: http://visual.ly/education-medication#sthash.mmy2Ij1k.dpuf
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