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Holmdel Township Schools

Washington Medication Clarification


Do I need a physician’s signature

if my child is to take any of the following in or to D.C.?

  • See the non-comprehensive list below, or take the Cough Drop Test below.
  • If you have further questions regarding medications, please contact either Mr. Howard or Mrs. Marino

Yes

to any medication SIMILAR TO, DIFFERENT THAN, or INCLUDING the following:

  • Any prescription medication
  • Most over-the-counter medication
  • Vitamins
  • Asprin
  • Tylenol
  • Eye drops
  • Advil
  • Midol
  • Pamprin
  • Herbal remedies
  • Asthma medicine
  • Asthma inhaler
  • Nasal spray
  • Robitussin
  • Pepto-Bismal
  • Cortizone
  • Bactine
  • Dramamine
  • Ex-lax
  • Correctol
  • Bean-o
  • Lactaid
  • Imodium
  • Tums
  • Allegra
  • Aleve
  • Zyrtec
  • Sudafed
  • Benadryl
  • Tavist
  • Triaminicin
  • Motrin
  • Sinutab
  • Actifed
  • Loratadine
  • Drixoral
  • Claritin
  • Dimetapp

No

  • Cough Drops





















The Cough Drop Test:
This is an easy way to figure out if you need a physician's signature for a particular medication:

  1. Ask yourself, "Is this a cough-drop?"
  2. If the answer is, "No," then you need a physician's signature.