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Can you distinguish candy from prescription pills? Neither can your 7th grader.

David W. Hodges
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Partner at Kennedy Hodges LLP practicing pharmacy error, medical malpractice and personal injury law
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Candy and prescription pillsThe Cleveland Clinic recently conducted a project along with 7th graders from Cincinnati, Ohio about medication mistakes. The project's goal was to find out if kids and teachers could tell medicine from candy. The results of their study were rather alarming.
Out of 30 teachers and 30 kindergarteners, the kindergarten kids could distinguish medicine from candy only 71% of the time, while teachers were only correct in identifying medicine and candy 78% of the time.
The most common mistakes:
  • M&M's for Coricidin, an adult cold medicine safe for those with high blood pressure
  • SWEETarts for Mylanta, an antacid containing aluminum and magnesium
  • Reese's Pieces for Sine-Off, a sinus congestion medication for adults
  • SWEETarts for Tums, a calcium antacid.
How well are the medicines in your house stored?
Most of the kindergarten children in the study were unable to read, or were unable to read well enough to know that the bright colored boxes and tubes of medicine were not candy. This a wake-up call. The students also found that most people do not properly store medicine at home - it isn't locked up out of the reach of children.
How to avoid every parent's nightmare: 10 Tips you should know
As a parent, your main concern is keeping your children safe. Prescription errors can harm children significantly more than an adult because their bodies are not fully developed. Every parent should download our free report: 10 Tips to Protect Your Kids from Pharmacy Error.
Some of the tips include:
- The worst way to administer medicine to your child.
- How to make sure your doctor doesn't ignore your concerns.
- The one lesson every parent should teach their children.
- How a history lesson can prevent doctor and pharmacist mistakes.

Download our free report today or contact our office at 888-526-7616 if you or your child have suffered because of a medication error.  You can also send us a confidential contact form.

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