• Book/Report
  • Published March 2014

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

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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