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Frequently Asked Questions:
Medication Safety in Children

Curiosity kills more than the cat…. Did you know that medications are the top cause of poisoning in kids? Together, we can help change that!

To get started, here are a few answers to some questions parents commonly ask about medication safety for kids.

Question 1 - Where should I store medications?
People may call it the “medicine cabinet,” but it’s not a good place to store medications. Bathrooms are moist and can lower the strength of a medication. Plus, they’re a little too easy for little hands to get into.
Instead, keep drugs, eye drops, and vitamins out of sight and out of reach of children. Try a high place, such as a hall closet or kitchen shelf.  Don’t forget that a curious kid may easily find medicine in a purse or dresser drawer.
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