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MANY YOUNG CHILDREN OVERDOSING FROM MEDICINES AT HOME: NEW EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM REMINDS PARENTS TO KEEP MEDICATION “UP AND AWAY AND OUT OF SIGHT”

Each year, one of every 150 two–year–olds visits an emergency department in the United States for an unintentional medication overdose, most often after finding and eating or drinking medicines without adult supervision. To inform parents and caregivers about safe medication … Continue reading

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FDA Drug Safety Alert

SERIOUS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM REACTIONS POSSIBLE WHEN ZYVOX (LINEZOLID) GIVEN TO PATIENTS TAKING CERTAIN PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received reports of serious central nervous system (CNS) reactions when the antibacterial drug linezolid (Zyvox) is given … Continue reading

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