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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.

Are generic drugs safe?

A generic drug should be bioequivalent to a brand-name drug. This means that a generic drug should be the same dose, safety strength, quality, and have the same route of administration as its chemically identical brand-name drug. Americans fill about one billion generic prescriptions annually and count on those drugs to work as well as their branded counterparts; however, some people believe that certain generic drugs don’t work as well or don’t have the same performance characteristics as their brand-name medications.

However, the FDA says that generic drugs have to contain the same purity, strength, quality and stability as their brand-name drugs, and that the way the drug is taken, how it is used, and the way it works should be the same as well. Because generic drugs are supposed to perform the same way as branded-drugs and they cost less, it’s no wonder why so many people chose generic drugs over brand-name medications.

While generic drugs cost less and should be chemically identical to their brand-name counterparts, they are required to look different in size, shape and color. They are also required by federal law to have different names. While this seems reasonable (since the drugs are manufactured by different companies), the drug differences can sometimes create confusion behind the pharmacy counter. This is why some people believe that the medications should look alike to prevent drug errors.

If you have been harmed by a generic drug or brand-name drug, the pharmacy may be to blame. Call Kennedy Hodges, L.L.P. at 888-526-7616 to discuss your rights with a skilled drug error attorney today during a free consultation.

David W. Hodges
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Partner at Kennedy Hodges LLP practicing pharmacy error, medical malpractice and personal injury law