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Kaletra overdose warning

Executive Summary

Abbott is issuing a warning regarding accidental overdose of Kaletra oral solutionfollowing a fatal overdose in an infant who received approximately 10 times the appropriate dose of the lopinavir/ritonavir combination. The company sent a "Dear Health Care Professional" letter Aug. 6 with dosing guidelines and a reminder that "special attention must be paid to accurate calculation of the dose, transcription of the medication order, dispensing information and dosing instructions to minimize the risk for medication errors"...

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