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Sound-Alike Drug Names Increase the Risk of Medication Errors

Whether the drug names are Celexa and Celebrex, Losec and Lasix, or even Prilosec and Prozac, sound-alike drug names pose dangers to patients.  Those dangers are compounded by the multi-ethnic and geographic diversity of the U.S. healthcare system, where strong accents … Continue reading

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