Remember "One Shake, Two Shake" With Reconstituted Oral Meds

Mishaps with powders for oral suspension can lead to overdoses or treatment failures.

In a recent case, a methylphenidate suspension was reconstituted with just HALF the required amount of water...and dispensed to a patient.

Fortunately, the fact the suspension was thicker than usual raised a red flag...so the patient never got a dose.

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