When a doctor or other health care professional prescribes a drug to treat a patient’s injury or illness, the prescription contains specific instructions on what dosage is to be given to the patient. The doctor also includes specific instructions on how the medication is supposed to be taken by the patient. If either of these elements is incorrect or missing, a patient’s health could be at serious risk. Illness, organ failure, or even death could result from pharmacy errors. Pharmacists are responsible for correctly filling and labeling your medications so that your treatment is exactly as the doctor prescribed it to be. Studies show that as many as 10 percent of medical prescriptions are filled incorrectly each year. In some cases, pharmacists fail to consider drug allergies or drug interactions, which can cause health complications for patients that are taking multiple prescriptions. Most often, prescription medication errors are either a case of wrong medication or wrong dosage.
Victims of pharmacy errors may be eligible to seek damages including:
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