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NOT a toy

Posted: February 16th, 2016 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Child-resistant caps are an important safety feature on the bottles of medications or other household substances (e.g. toilet bowl cleaner). The IPC recommends that they are used on all bottles in homes with children because they can reduce the incidence of poisoning.  What is critically important to remember, though, is that these caps are child-resistant, not child-proof.  Check out these two real cases that were reported to the IPC in just a 1 month period: Read more »

Thinking about stopping your medicines without talking to your doctor? Think again!

Posted: October 28th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Pet-Medications-Without-Perscription-770148You know that taking too much medication is dangerous. But did you realize that abruptly stopping a medication after taking it regularly can be just as dangerous? Read more »