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April 7, 2005

April 21, 2005

  • Building a case for medication reconciliation
  • Non-standard abbreviations, such as "PT", can have multiple meanings and lead to misinterpretations.
  • ANUSOL topical starch products are now labeled as TUCKS, the trademark associated with topical witch hazel products.
  • REMINYL (galantamine) trademark changed to RAZADYNE to prevent mix-ups with AMARYL (glimepiride).
  • New USP resolution to encourage use of generic names only in practice settings may not lead to fewer errors.

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