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- by VickyRN Jan 5, '07read labels carefully on over the counter medications
patients need to be instructed in reading labels. for many years now, an emphasis has been on reading nutrition labels.
the same level of focus needs to be made regarding labels on over the counter medications. there are many precautions to heed with regard to existing conditions, and over dosing is a common mistake. this can be especially harmful in children as well as the elderly, and for anyone with liver and kidney problems.
read otc drug labels carefully
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- Apr 17, '08 by Delirium, RNthanks for this!
A friend of mine was about to mix a bunch of cold medicines together, but called me first to see if it was ok. Thankfully it was, but I can imagine the amount of people who aren't as cautious...
- Apr 17, '08 by Delirium, RNThanks for this!
My friend was about to mix a bunch of cold medicines together, but called me first. Thankfully, everything was ok, but imagine the amount of people who may not be as careful...