FDA warns parents against using teething tablets and gels

The Food and Drug Administration is warning caregivers about homeopathic teething tablets and gels.

Story highlights

  • The FDA is warning caregivers to stop using homeopathic teething tablets and gels
  • CVS has pulled the products from its shelves

(CNN)Parents may have fewer options to soothe their teething child.

The US Food and Drug Administration is warning caregivers to stop using homeopathic teething tablets and gels.
Hyland's, the company that says it has the best-selling version of the tablets, stands by it, and there is no recall. But CVS, one of the drug store chains that sells Hyland's, Baby Orajel Naturals and its own version of the product, has pulled them from the shelves.
    Confused about what you should do to help your teething child?
    Here's what you need to know.