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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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Since COVID-19 vaccines were granted emergency use authorization, The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has received reports of errors related to storage, preparation, and administration. Because COVID-19 vaccine errors can result in reduced effectiveness, and other safety implications