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Wrong medication could have proved fatal

A pharmacist in Abu Dhabi accidentally gave a woman a tablet instead of the cream to treat her acne. She took the tablets and suffered gastrointestinal problems, headache, fatigue, weakness and loss of concentration. Her dermatologist discovered the error. A doctor states that she was lucky not to suffer liver damage or worse.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Khaleej Times

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About: Wrong medication could have proved fatal

Date: 22 August 2004

Source: Khaleej Times

Author: Nada S. Mussallam

URL: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/theuae/2004/August/theuae_August503.xml§ion=theuae

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