NEW MEDICINE FOR AN AILING CATEGORY

The cough-and-cold category may have fallen ill this year due to a mild winter, but the debut of new over-the-counter children's products could help nurse it back to health.Children's Motrin, from McNeil Consumer Products, Fort Washington, Pa., was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for a prescription-to-OTC switch. Children's Motrin, pediatric ibuprofen, will be available in 2-ounce

The cough-and-cold category may have fallen ill this year due to a mild winter, but the debut of new over-the-counter children's products could help nurse it back to health.

Children's Motrin, from McNeil Consumer Products, Fort Washington, Pa., was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for a prescription-to-OTC switch. Children's Motrin, pediatric ibuprofen, will be available in 2-ounce and 4-ounce sizes. The introduction of Children's Motrin marks the first time Motr

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