Homeopathic teething tablets are being recalled due to potential health risks to children,
according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Standard Homeopathic Company in Los Angeles is voluntary recalling Hyland’s Baby Teething
Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets, which contain inconsistent amounts
of belladonna, a toxic substance, that may differ from the calculated amount on the
“FDA reminds consumers that homeopathic teething tablets containing belladonna pose
an unnecessary risk to infants and children and urges consumers not to use these products,”
the agency said in its alert to consumers.
The Hyland’s tablet recall follows FDA warnings in September and January and a recall of similar products from another manufacturer in November.
Standard Homeopathic Company said it stopped manufacturing the teething products in
October 2016. Customers who still have these products should contact the manufacturer
If a child experiences health issues potentially related to the tablets, contact the
child’s health care provider. Those issues may include seizures, difficulty breathing,
lethargy, excessive sleepiness, muscle weakness, skin flushing, constipation, difficulty
urinating or agitation, according to the FDA.
Health care professionals and patients can report adverse side effects to the FDA’s
MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program at www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report or by calling 800-332-1088.