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Look Alike Medications

Look Alike Medications

          To improve the safety of Look alike drugs in the health care system it should be stored separately with proper labeling YELLOW color label and verified before dispensing and administering.

          When administering the Look alike medications to the patients double checking method is avoiding the medication error and improving the patient safety.

Look Alike Medications :

          Look alike medications are categorized into according to the drug classification. 

01. Inj : Atropine                           Inj : Adrenaline
02. Inj : Calcium gluconate           Inj : Potassium chloride
03. Inj : Dopamine                         Inj : Dobutamine
04. Inj : Dopamine                         Inj : Nitroglycerine
05. Inj : Metrogyl                           Inj : Cifran
06. Inj : Etomidate                          Inj : Propofol
07. Inj : Levipil                               Inj : Sodium Valparate
08. Inj : Loxicard 2% 50ML           Inj : Lox2%
09. Inj : Frusemide                          Inj : Magnesium sulphate
10. Inj : Vasopressin                        Inj : Tetanus toxoid
11. Inj : Dextrose 25%                     Inj : Ns 100 ML

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