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Statistics are compiled by the American Association of Poison Control Centers. Here is a report for 1998 Pediatric Exposure to Pharmaceutical Substances:

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Q: How many children get sick or die from prescription drug accidents?
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What type of drug is prescription drug?

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How many children die from firearms accidents?

More than 500 annually in the US.

How many children are killed in car accidents each year?

over 100,456,79,80 to be presice

How many bicycle accidents occur every year?

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How many children die in a day?

There are hundreds of children that die every single day. These children die from diseases, from hunger, from abuse, and from freak accidents.

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How many days back does the swab drug test detect prescription pills?

It goes back almost a year

How many people are addicted to prescription drugs?

It's estimated that approximately 9 million people currently struggle with a prescription drug addiction in America. As far as how many people throughout the world, I have no idea. Sorry!

What prescription drug can look like illegal drugs on a test?

Many prescription drugs are particularly looked for by drug tests because they can be abused, prescriptions like adderallor ritalin (stimulants/Amphetamines.) will come up on a drug test in the same category as methamphetamine. and drugs like xanax will show up as benzodiazapenes

How many deaths are caused by prescription drugs?

I don't know the exact number, but many teenagers, and even children and adults, stock up on their drugs right from the medicine cabinet. They can use these prescription drugs, and non-prescription drugs for suicide, etc.

Is riboflavin a prescription drug?

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Whenever they want. - - - - - Home Depot has three kinds of drug tests: pre-employment after-incident (mostly forklift accidents, of which they have many) reasonable suspicion.

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How many children aged 14 and under are killed per day in automobile accidents?

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Can using prescription drugs for a prolong period affect homeostasis?

It all depends on the drug, but yes. Many drugs, even prescription ones, can and will affect your body's functions and disturb it's natural balance.

A prescription calls for 500mg of a drug that you have in a 125mg5ml concentration How many ml of liquid do you need?

5 * 500 / 125 =20 ml