ROCKVILLE, Md. — U.S. Pharmacopeia, a non-profit public health standards-setting organization, has called on prescribers and pharmacists to include an "indication for use" on prescriptions. Indication for use is a phrase that signals why the patient is taking the drug and could prevent medication errors. The outreach comes after USP released its Medmarx Data Report, which revealed that 1,470 different drugs have been implicated in medication errors due to brand and/or generic names that look ...
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