400 paediatric prescriptions were reviewed between August and December, 2015. The patients were prescribed 782 medications, including 29 different drugs. The most commonly prescribed drugs were paracetamol (30% of prescriptions), chlorpheniramine (17%), and amoxicillin (16%). 702 (90%) of 782 prescribed drugs were for oral use. Most prescriptions included either one error (32%) or two errors (31%). Of the 782 prescribed drugs, 168 (22%) were potential overdoses, 200 (26%) were potential underdoses, and 51 (7%) were drugs that should not have been prescribed in similar conditions according to age. 37 drugs were prescribed in a frequency that might be more than needed, whereas 231 drugs were potentially prescribed less frequently than needed. The duration of eight treatments was potentially more than needed, whereas 28 treatments had potentially shorter duration. The potential for inappropriate dosing errors was associated with weight (p=0·006), age (p<0·001), centre (p<0·001), and number of drugs prescribed (p<0·001).