Many health professionals prescribe dangerous medication combinations to patients that can have serious or even deadly side effects. While doctors and pharmacists have your best interest at heart, mistakes do happen and many doctors do not always know all the dangerous combinations that exist.
There are also computer programs that detect and warn pharmacists about dangerous interactions, but these programs are not infallible, either.
Doctors and pharmacists have a duty of care to patients when prescribing and dispensing medications but too often they do not catch dangerous drug interactions. As a result, thousands of people suffer medication errors every year
If you or a loved one suffered injuries after discovering a medication error from the pharmacy you should contact a pharmacy error lawyer immediately to discuss your case. You may have a valid claim for compensation of injuries. You can conact our office for a free case review today at 1-888-526-7616, or send us a contact form.
Recently, the FDA issued new warnings for patients with diabetes or kidney impairments combining blood pressure medicines that contain aliskiren with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEIs) medicines. Read more in our blog: FDA warns diabetic patients of potential pharmacy errors