Is it Candy or Medicine?

5000Kids they love the candy.  Small, big, sweet, sour, pretty much any shape, size, color or creed. But the thing about some small treats, it’s hard to tell if it’s a Tylenol or a Tic Tac.

The University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital along with the Finger Lake Regional Poison & Drug Information Center put together a pill primer that illustrates the physical similarities between pharmaceuticals and sugary treats.
They have also created an online quiz for kids to help to educate them about the differences. So next time they’re digging in your bag for a Skittles they won’t get a mouthful of Phenelzine, Pseudoephedrine or something worse.

Click through to see the handy and also dandy chart.



Article Posted 7 years Ago

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