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Storage of drugs (October 14, 1977)

Abstract

A recent report of a fatal overdosage in a child caused by Nepenthe (anhydrous morphine 0.84%) from an old bottle illustrates a risk that was not mentioned in our article. Any liquid preparation, especially an alcoholic solution, may become more concentrated if the solvent evaporates.

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