Stop Errors Between Dexamethasone and Dexmedetomidine in Their Tracks

A handful of recent errors will put a focus on mix-ups between dexamethasone and dexmedetomidine (Precedex).

In most cases, the sedative dexmedetomidine was accidentally selected in place of the corticosteroid dexamethasone.

These errors are concerning...but not surprising.

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