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Medication Errors Could Be Reduced By Randomly Assigning NDC Numbers, FDA Says

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National drug codes should be dissimilar to avoid mistakes by health care providers when they verify they have the right drug, strength and formulation for their patient, FDA says in draft guidance on designing drug container labels and carton labeling.

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