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4u seen as 4cc) Dose Designations and Other Information Intended Meaning Misinterpretation Trailing zero 1 mg Mistaken as 10 mg if the after decimal decimal point is not seen point (e.
5 mL) to avoid 10-fold dosing errors, but avoid trailing zeros after decimals.
For example, use of trailing zeros in the dosing directions can lead to 10-fold overdoses if the decimal point is overlooked (i.