Posts Tagged ‘baby’

Each Hyland’s teething tablet contains 0.0000000000003% of belladonna; whereas each FDA approved 30 mg B&O suppository contains 16.2 mg of belladonna. Many other FDA approved drugs, such as Donnatal, also contain much higher levels of belladonna alkaloids

Without providing scientific evidence concerning the possible connection between the “inconsistent amounts of belladonna” in Hyland’s teething tablets and adverse effects to either Hyland’s or Standard Homeopathic, the FTC and FDA have continued to claim Hyland’s Teething Tablets are not safe, parents should stop using them and dispose of any tablets in their possession.

All of their warnings to parents (2010, 2016 & 2017) have been similar: “Hyland’s Teething Tablets are manufactured to contain a small amount of belladonna, a substance that can cause serious harm at larger doses. For such a product, it is important that the amount of belladonna be carefully controlled. FDA laboratory analysis, however, has found that Hyland’s Teething Tablets contain inconsistent amounts of belladonna. In addition, the FDA has received reports of serious adverse events in children taking this product that are consistent with belladonna toxicity.”

In September 2016, Health Canada (Canada’s drug safety and regulatory agency) shot down the U.S. FTC & FDA by specifically noting that their agency had not had any reported serious adverse effects or deaths as a result of homeopathic baby teething tablets. It is important to also note here that no other worldwide country’s drug safety regulatory agency has documented or reported similar concerns with regard to the level of belladonna in baby teething tablets.

In defense of their teething tablets (safely used since the early 1900’s) Hyland’s issued a statement affirming their confidence in the safety of its products stating “We are Still Awaiting Data Behind FDA Warning.”

I have blogged about this issue HERE with the suggestion that more facts, data and questioning of the circumstances surrounding these claims be questioned. Could these reported adverse events more rightly be placed at the feet of the CDC’s recommended accelerated vaccine schedule and not Hyland’s teething tablets?

A Mom of five blogged her response to this warning: Why I am Not Trowing out my Hyland’s homeopathic teething tablets.

What the FDA did, without any published science to back their warning, was provide powerful ammunition for the anti homeopathy political activists, drug companies, the American Medical Association, and health care consumers DO NEED THEM when appropriate…personal injury attorneys https://twitter.com/ThomasLawKY/status/791652199197609986. The increase in reports of growing demand for natural solutions has most likely been making the drug company execs, and the CDC accountants who depend on vaccine sales to fill their coffers, very nervous.

Anti homeopathy activists on social media, and news agencies (funded by drug companies) were ON IT, like flies on you know what… Articles with similar, or worse, fear mongering titles soon peppered social media blogs and Twitter. “Baby deaths due to teething pills” and “Moms, could homeopathic baby teething pills be deadly?” were sandwiched in between the presidential political election candidates accusations & turmoil that already had American parents and grandparents on edge. Then this CNN hit piece headlined: Teething tablets may be linked to 10 children’s deaths, FDA says was one of many hit pieces.

Homeopath Joette Calabrese blogs about the Hyland’s Teething Tablet issue and the FDA.

Read Full Post »