Medication poisonings among U.S. children on the rise

03/21/2013 | USA Today ·

A Safe Kids Worldwide report showed a 30% increase in the number of children who were taken to emergency departments following accidental medication poisoning in the past decade. The medications were prescribed to adults in 86% of the cases, and ibuprofen was the most common drug to be accidentally ingested by children. Since most of the time children picked up the drugs on a table, off of the floor or from a purse, experts recommend that parents put their medications further out of reach.

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