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June 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;6/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p1073
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The article reports a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Safe Use Initiative guidance, which was announced in May, 2011, under which manufacturers are to package nonprescription oral liquids using devices that measure the liquid in the same units as mentioned in dosage instructions.


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