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Look alike drugs

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime.

Look alike drugs

hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, on look alike drugs, October 14, 1981.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Drugs, Nonprescription -- United States.,
    • Drugs, Nonprescription -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Drug abuse -- United States.,
    • Youth -- Drug use -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .J858 1981g
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 238 p. :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2817357M
      LC Control Number83602224

      Look alike drugs book were established to maximize access to care for medically underserved populations and communities by allowing entities that do not receive Health Center Program funding to apply to become part of the Health Center Program. Again the similarity of the packaging increases the potential for unintentional intravenous administration of local anaesthetic. How to Apply New look-alike applicants should review the Look-Alike Initial Designation Web page which provides detailed application instructions and technical assistance resources. British stuntman Vic Armstrong acted as Harrison Ford 's body double in all the films of the original Indiana Jones trilogy. The Nazi hierarchy kept this as a top secret and got a double to impersonate Hitler, and it was this double who led Nazi Germany until its final demise in

      At George's wedding inaccording to The Times of Londonthe crowd may have confused Nicholas with George, because their beards and dress made them look alike. The patient caught the error when she read the antidepressant medication guide in the bag with her prescription bottle. This case highlights the important role of pharmacists in medication safety. Tramadol vs. Also, digits for dosages should be sounded out eg, one—five instead of fifteen. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent.

      The prescription was processed as sertraline mg and dispensed to the patient. Both drugs are available in generic and could possibly be in your medication cabinet. These errors may be manageable since most medications have a large margin of safety. This underscores the need for mandatory packaging requirements to prevent packaging like this being allowed to be released in the first instance.


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Look alike drugs by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime. Download PDF Ebook

So pay very close attention to the drug names on your prescription bottles. Clifton Jameswho bore a close resemblance to Field Marshal Bernard Montgomerywas sent to Gibraltar and North Africain order to deceive the Germans about the location of the upcoming invasion.

Poor handwriting can lead to confusion. If you have any questions, contact your Avita pharmacist or prescriber before taking a medication that sounds like Look alike drugs book looks like another drug.

In Daphne du Maurier 's novel The Scapegoatan Englishman meets his double, a French aristocrat, while visiting France, and is forced into changing places with him, finding himself caught Look alike drugs book in all the intrigues and passions of his double's complex family. Hydromorphone vs. There are many over-the-counter drugs that sound alike too.

British stuntman Vic Armstrong acted as Harrison Ford 's body double in all the films of the original Indiana Jones trilogy. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website.

In Christopher Golden 's novel Dead Ringers the main characters find themselves invaded by people exactly like them, but "better" or with malicious intent. These errors may be Look alike drugs book since most medications have a large margin of safety.

Due to the nature of this programme and conditions of filming, many of the Look alike drugs book most authentic lookalikes boycotted the project leaving the producer to rely on the careful use of soft focus, lighting and carefully positioned camera angles to make the mainly amateur lookalikes resemble the characters they portrayed.

Also, digits for dosages should be sounded out eg, one—five instead of fifteen. It has no pharmacological effect on the body when administered intravenously.

Gaunt, PharmD Drugs with similar names are a threat to patient safety, and pharmacists must be on high alert when filling and dispensing these medications.

The reported error emphasizes the need for vigilance due to the emergence of novel look-alike, sound-alike LASA drug pairings. Inyear-old Felix Dadaev, a former dancer and jugglerdisclosed that he had been one of four look-alikes whom Stalin had employed as decoys to mislead enemies and potential assassins there in fact were attempts on Stalin's life—two at Yalta alone.

This is one of many safe practices Avita Pharmacies has employed to improve patient safety on their prescription bottle labels. All of these drugs have the potential to cause dangerous side effects if given accidentally.

Clonidine vs. Valtrex is used in the treatment of shingles herpes zostercold sores herpes labialisand genital herpes herpes genitalisand as prophylaxis for prevention of CMV in patients with advanced HIV or after transplantation.

The ampoule on the right contains oxytocin, a medication which is used to make the uterus contract in a variety of different situations. If these drugs are mixed-up, patients can experience hypotension, loss of seizure control or other serious adverse problems.

And, please, to archive on the common LASA drugs encountered, check on www. These cookies do not store any personal information. The ampoule on the left contains glycopyrrolate, a medication commonly used during general anaesthesia as part of the process of waking the patient at the end of surgery.

Sertraline and cetirizine. Their facial features were only different up close especially the eyes. Steve Sires, a look-alike of Microsoft 's Bill Gatescame to attention when he attempted to trademark "Microsortof", and subsequently acted in Microsoft commercials.

Strongly consider using both the brand and generic names when referring to these drugs, and determining their purpose when processing the orders. This story was the subject of a book and film, I Was Monty's Double.Some drugs that sound alike and look alike will not have tall man lettering, but still need to be paid close attention to.

Kaletra®, a drug used to treat HIV infection, looks and sounds a lot like Keppra®, a drug used to treat epilepsy. The following are just a few examples of “look-alike packaging”.

All of these are currently occurring in Australia, New Zealand or the United Kingdom. At this moment, patients are being exposed to the risks described below.

“Look-alike Drugs”. LASA Look Alike Sound Alike drugs are all the drugs that can be confused with other drugs that have different action due to the similarity of the box, of the written name or the sound of the name.Aug 26,  · When drug pdf look-alike or sound-alike, dispensing errors, incorrect dosing and patient harm can potentially occur.

Here are the top 10 sound-alike and look-alike drug names that can be easily confused, compiled by the department of pharmacy services at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.Discussion.

Look Alike And Sound Alike (LASA) Drugs

The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals for require organizations to identify and, at a minimum, annually review a list of look-alike, sound-alike drugs and to proactively implement safety strategies to help prevent medication errors involving these drug galisend.com by: Drugs with similar names are a threat to patient safety, and pharmacists must be on high ebook when filling ebook dispensing these medications.

Drug name confusion is common with many medications. Here are a couple of recent reports involving look-alike and/or sound-alike drug names reported to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Medication Errors Reporting Program (ISMP MERP).