Can homeopathic medicines help with COVID and other infections, or is this more “disinformation”? Action Alert! Late last year, the FDA issued a statement regarding cold medicines for children, including homeopathic products. Notably, the agency stated: “The FDA is not aware of any proven benefits of [homeopathic] products and urges you not to give homeopathic cough and cold medicine to children younger than 4.” This is in line with a recent guidance from the FDA putting forth an interpretation that all homeopathic products currently on the market are technically illegal. Read more.