While overall pediatric prescriptions declined, the use of certain drugs increased: asthma medications, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs and birth control pills…. In 2010, a total of 263.6 million prescriptions were given to U.S. kids… a 7% reduction since 2002. Among the drugs that declined in use: antibiotic prescriptions, which fell by 14%, though antibiotics […]