Glut of drugs fuels reports of poisonings among very young children
" ... Some 9,179 toddlers and kids under age 6 were exposed to widely prescribed drugs such as hydrocodone, oxycodone and methadone between January 2003 and June 2006, according to a report published online in September in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. Eight children died, 43 suffered life-threatening injuries or serious disabilities and 214 required prolonged medical treatment ... "
“For opioids, really, one pill is enough,” said Dart. “One pill can kill or at least cause major effects.”... "