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Dangerous and Defective Drugs If you put your trust in a pharmaceutical company and were hurt by their product, you deserve compensation for your suffering.
Wrong Medication Did you receive the wrong medication or incorrect prescription from a pharmacy? If you have suffered because of a medication error please call us for a free case review.
Wrong Dosage Common forms of medication error: incorrect dosage error. Order our free book to learn how to protect yourself and your family from wrong dosage errors.
Other Errors Order our free book, "How to Make Pharmacies Pay for your Injuries Caused by Medication Errors, to learn your rights in prescription error cases.
Kids Rx Errors Order a free copy of The Top 10 Tips to Protect Your Children Against Pharmacy Errors. If you have suffered a prescription error contact our firm today.
Pharmacy Malpractice If you have suffered an injury because a pharmacy dispensed the wrong medication or made an error with your prescription, you are able to file a claim for negligence or malpractice and receive the compensation you deserve.
Walgreens Pharmacy Error Claims There have been numerous claims brought against Walgreens for pharmacy errors or prescription errors. Order our free book to learn how to take action.
CVS Pharmacy Error Claims If you've been injured because of a CVS Pharmacy prescription error, call us for help with your lawsuit at 888-526-7616.
State Pharmacy Boards If you have been severely injured because of a medication error, contact board-certified attorneys immediately to investigate your case free of charge.
Drug & Pharmacy Error Prevention Filing a pharmacy error lawsuit is the only way to make pharmacies take accountability for mistakes. Call our board certified attorneys for a free case review.
State Pharmacy Laws State laws on pharmacy malpractice. Learn the pharmacy error Statute of Limitation laws that apply to your state. Call 877-342-2020 for a free consultation.

Do you know your prescription's dangerous side effects?

David W. Hodges
Partner at Kennedy Hodges LLP practicing pharmacy error, medical malpractice and personal injury law
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Codeine and morphine prescription errorsCodeine and Morphine top the list for hospitalizations and deaths.

In 2008 alone, there were two million people hospitalized because of drug side effects and drug interactions. Of those people, 50,000 eventually died as a result of the side effects or interactions. The culprit of many of these effects was narcotic pain relievers like codeine and morphine.
Tricky Situation
All the listed side effects of a drug don't happen in every person. Some people feel no side effects. Some people have almost every nasty side effect on the label, and some people have only one or two side effects. There can be educated guesses made based on a patient's past medical history with their meds and side effects. But some side effects may not happen for weeks, months or even years after a patient starts taking a medicine.
  • If you or someone you care for has side effects, especially if those side effects lead to the emergency room or to hospitalization, your doctor needs to be made aware of the medicine's effects. 
These effects can range from very mild to severe - including life-threatening allergic reactions. Many medications will interact with each other in such a way as to cause bad reactions.
Why full disclosure is important.
Make sure your doctor and your pharmacist know about all of the medicines you take, including herbal medicines, and all over-the-counter medicines, like pain relievers, allergy medicines and sleep aids. Ask questions about all of your medicines to the doctor and the pharmacist. Ask about possible interactions between your medications. This is valuable in keeping you and your loved ones safe.
You are a human, not a sheep. You have rights.
You are a human, not a sheep, and you don't have to blindly accept what you are told at either the doctor's office or the pharmacy. If you are uncomfortable with what you learn about your medications or proposed medications, discuss this with your doctor. You have the right to refuse any medical treatment you aren't comfortable with and to get a second opinion. Second opinions can be invaluable, and asking questions about side effects and interactions can save your life because the answers to your questions may very well need to be double checked. 
Free resources to learn about dangerous pharmacy errors.
We offer free resources on our website for people who need answers about prescription errors. You can order our free book or contact our office for a free case review today at 888-526-7616.
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