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THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXCERT FROM OUR NEWSLETTER


February 10, 2005

February 24, 2005

  • Welcome to the State Board of (Nursing, Pharmacy, Medicine) Inquisitions
  • Look-alike packaging of Par Pharmaceuticals hydralazine and imipramine could lead to errors.
  • Confusion between similar names - INSPRA (eplerenone) and SPIRIVA (tiotropium) & flavoxate and fluvoxamine.
  • KAOPECTATE brand name, widely recognized as an anti-diarrheal, will also be used for stool softener product.
  • Prevent calculation errors - avoid preparing infusions using Rule of 6 or Brosleow tape.
  • Virtual warfarin clinic seeking pilot organizations.

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