Watch for Meds That Are Prone to 10-Fold Dosing Errors

A recent mix-up will put focus on preventing 10-fold dosing errors.

In the latest case, a child received 3 mL of risperidone 1 mg/mL liquid instead of the prescribed 0.3 mL.

The patient used the wrong strength for four months.

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