The Office of Pediatric Therapeutics (OPT) primary mission is to improve access for children to innovative, safe and effective medical products.
Do You Know
Kids Aren't Just Small Adults?
Children’s growth and maturation from infancy to childhood affect how medications are handled by their body. Children break down drugs differently than adults do, and their developing bodies may react to drugs differently. More...
Vaccines, Blood, and Biologics
Is it safe for your child to use a cell phone? How can you detect lead levels in your child?
- What device can I use to detect the blood sugar level in my child?
What are the potential risks to my child after exposure to radiological imaging? Is it true that "OTC ( Over the Counter)" products can prevent SIDS? Are contact lenses a safe choice for a child?
- Are there any FDA device videos for kids?
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