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Drug dosing error with drops – severe clinical course of codeine intoxication in twins.

Hermanns-Clausen M, Weinmann W, Auwärter V, et al. European journal of pediatrics. 2009;168:819-24.

This study describes cases of codeine overdose when administered as drops in young children, highlighting the potential for adverse drug events when using codeine as an antitussive in children.