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NCPDP Recommendations and Guidance for Standardizing the Dosing Designations on Prescription Container Labels of Oral Liquid Medications Version 1.0.

Scottsdale, AZ: National Council for Prescription Drug Programs; March 2014.

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April 16, 2014
Scottsdale, AZ: National Council for Prescription Drug Programs; March 2014.

This white paper describes recommendations to reduce risks around oral liquid medication administration, including assigning a standard unit of measure (milliliters), using leading zeroes before decimal points (for amounts smaller than one), and ensuring that dosing mechanisms and container labels employ corresponding units of measure.

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Scottsdale, AZ: National Council for Prescription Drug Programs; March 2014.

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