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Walgreens, CVS limit sales of children's medications amid 'tripledemic'

Posted on AllSides December 20th, 2022
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CVS and Walgreens are limiting how many children’s pain relief medications people can buy at once amid a winter “tripledemic” of respiratory viruses, the companies said Monday.

In a statement, CVS said it is limiting the number of pain relief medications to two. Walgreens customers can buy six over-the-counter pediatric fever reducers, the company said in a statement.

“Due to increased demand and various supplier challenges, over-the-counter pediatric fever reducing products are seeing constraint across the country,” Walgreens said.

The Walgreens store at State and Randolph Streets in Chicago on Aug....

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