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Contributors DH conceived the editorial. MER, CB and DH wrote and edited the manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests CB and DH are the Chair and Vice Chair, respectively, of the RCPCH medicines committee.
Patient consent for publication Not required.
Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
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