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Incorrect medicine given to child

A 5 year old girl had several doses of valium (an anti-anxiolytic) instead of a prescribed medicine for a bladder problem before her father became concerned with her behaviour and ceased the medication. The prescription error occurred at the pharmacy and caused the young girl to feel giddy, hyperactive, and have stomach pain. The pharmacy has apologized for their error.

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About: Incorrect medicine given to child

Date: 2005

Source: The Enterprise

Author: Jean Porrazzo


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