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FDA Updates Vinca Alkaloid Labeling for Preparation in Intravenous Infusion Bags Only

FDA alert about labeling updates for the preparation of vinca alkaloids to reduce the potential for unintended intrathecal (spinal) administration mentions ISMP’s publication of multiple reports about these errors.

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