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How to effectively prevent children from taking drugs

Update:2019-03-13
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According to statistics, about 30,000 to 50,000 childre […]

According to statistics, about 30,000 to 50,000 children are poisoned by children in China due to misuse of drugs. The number of children who die is about 2,000 to 3,000, and the number of children with sequelae or disability is about 3,000. For 4,000 people, the cost of treating these children is more than 200 million yuan per year. At present, there are more than 220 million children aged 0-14 in China. Every day, children are poisoned by drugs caused by misuse of drugs.

In China, between 30,000 and 50,000 children are poisoned by drugs every year. According to statistics, more than half of the 369 cases of poisoning accounted for more than half of the drugs, and 87% of them occurred at home. Among the drugs misused by children, cardiovascular drugs have remained in the top three for three years. At the same time, 63% of the ancestors of the families surveyed had chronic illnesses requiring long-term medication; 71% of the ancestors were involved in the administration of their grandchildren. Therefore, the involvement of ancestors in the safety of children's medications is an indispensable preventive measure for children's drug misuse.

How to effectively prevent children from taking drugs?

1. Try to choose medicines that are safe for children.

2, should be placed where children can not get

3, drugs should be stored in a centralized manner

4. When the child takes the medicine, he should correctly inform the child of the name and use of the medicine.

5, to avoid taking medicine in front of children, to prevent children from imitating parental movements due to curiosity. Special medicines such as some family planning medicines, oral administration tablets, and potassium permanganate effervescent tablets should be properly preserved.

The use of child safe pill packaging is one of the most effective ways to prevent children from taking drugs. While developing production technology, how to improve the utilization rate of pharmaceutical packaging is also an urgent problem to be solved. Therefore, it is recommended that relevant departments should introduce relevant policies to encourage enterprises to research and develop, manufacture production equipment and packaging forms for children's safe packaging, speed up the examination and approval of drugs that use children's safe packaging, improve drug pricing, etc., and guide the research and development and production of pharmaceutical packaging materials manufacturers. And pharmaceutical manufacturers use drug safety packaging for children.

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