Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Five of a Kind

ondansetron (Zofran)
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One drug.

One packaging sleeve on an anesthesia cart.

Five different generic manufacturers.

Five different labels.

Any wonder why there are medication administration errors?


h/t: A loyal reader.

1 comment:

Eric, AKA The Pragmatic Caregiver said...

Wow, don't leave that unattended around oncology patients who are paying their own bill - typical retail value of that much ondansetron IV = $1500ish.