Top 10 Common Medication Errors-Drug #1: Acetaminophen
September 19, 2012
Infants acetaminophen, 80 mg/0.8 mL, was taken off the market early in 2012, and most pharmacies now only carry the 160 mg/5mL concentration. The label, however, does not provide instruction on how to administer an infant dose. Here, another major problem plus simple measures to prevent under- or over-dosing.