Any type of medication error can have devastating effects for a patient. Pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare professionals all have a duty to make sure that patients are given proper medications and instructions/warnings related to those medications. There are many types of medication errors that can happen: incorrect dose administered, harmful drug interaction, ignored drug allergy, and failure to warn patient of side effects/harmful interactions.
If you, or your family member, have been harmed because of a medication error, you may be able to recover damages for your injuries.
Common Types of Medication Errors:
- Incorrect dose administered
- Harmful drug interaction
- Ignored drug allergy
- Failure to warn patient of side effects/harmful interactions