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January 26, 2021: - Antibiotic Suspension Lacking a Child-Resistant Closure Contributes to Overdose

ISMP Canada's consumer reporting program,, received a report describing a young child who drank amoxicillin suspension directly from a bottle holding the antibiotic. The bottle had been provided to a child-care centre for administration of daytime doses by staff. The child came into possession of the bottle at the centre and thought it was a drink. Read more …

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