Pharmacists are reportedly running out of children’s Tylenol as cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) surge among children in the United States.
Tylenol can effectively bring down fevers, a common symptom of RSV; the season for the virus starts in the fall and continues through the winter.
“Just too much demand for the current supply,” Buffalo, New York pharmacist Don Arthur stated. “I think unfortunately with RSV, every flu season we deal in our community with the common flu, we deal with colds, we deal with RSV, but we still have COVID in smaller levels. … It’s still present, and now it seems we have a bit of a spike with RSV.”
“Just a few weeks ago we told you about the Amoxicillin shortage,” WFSB in Connecticut reported