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Types of Errors

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.

When your baby doesn’t act normal, prescription errors could be to blame

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Parents know when their baby is not acting normal. Even a small change in a baby’s cry can signal to a parent that something is wrong. If your baby is crying too much, looks pale, or appears drowsy it may be the effects of a prescription error.

The horror of realizing that a pharmacy gave you the wrong medication for your baby is frightening. The first instinct would be to go to the emergency room, which is the best step to take. A prescription mistake or dosage mistake for a baby can have devastating consequences, since their small bodies cannot handle large amounts of medication.

Case in Point
Walgreens dispenses Oxycodone instead of hydrocortisone for two-year-old’s prescription

A reported case from 2010 stated that Walgreens dispensed the wrong medication to a two-year-old and the parents were given the opiate Oxycodone instead of hydrocortisone. Minutes after the mother administered the medication to her child she noticed that her baby seemed drowsy and that he developed a rash. It turned out the prescription was for another patient with the same last name and first initial.

The baby was rushed to the hospital and held in the intensive care unit and reportedly recovered. The pain and torture of going through something like this is not something that any parent ever wants to go through. And it is not your fault if a pharmacy prescribed the wrong medication to your child.

Errors can originate in the pharmacy, or at the doctor’s office
Most pharmacists take great care to verify prescriptions, but too often some prescriptions fall through the cracks. Other times, the mistake begins because a doctor forgot to change a medication dose for a baby. If a pharmacist does not catch that mistake devastating or even fatal events can occur.

Victims of child prescription errors have rights to file a claim against the pharmacy
Pharmacies have a duty of care to ensure you are receiving the correct medication. When they breach that duty you have rights to file a claim for compensation for pharmacy malpractice. If you would like to take action against a pharmacy for a pharmacy mistake or dosage error you can contact our lawyers at 1-888-526-7616 today to start a free case review. You can also order our free book, How to Make Pharmacies Pay for Injuries Caused by Medication Errors.

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