Liquid Dosing Accuracy Four-Times Better With Oral Syringes – Study
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet
Pediatric OTC and Rx dosage errors reach 43% for parents using a dosing cup but 16.7% with a 0.2 mL oral syringe, according to researchers who say recommending oral syringes over cups, particularly for small doses, should be part of a comprehensive pediatric labeling and dosing strategy.
You may also be interested in...
Trade group's Educational Foundation, working with CDC's PROTECT Initiative, is providing more than 80 royalty-free stock photos, available to download at no cost, which will help report and show practices for dosing and administering OTC liquids to children.
GSK recalls two lots of Children's Robitussin DM and one lot of Children's Dimetapp found to include incorrect dosing cups. Chinese firm Bingbing Pharmaceutical recalls 456,760 lidocaine patches due to the loss of product manufacturing records and product samples.
Settlement could be another milestone in the contentious history of labeling for OTC acetaminophen single-ingredient products generally, and for infant’s and children’s products specifically. Plaintiffs alleged they were misled by J&J to pay more for Infant's Tylenol even though its formulation is the same as Children's Tylenol.