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What Happens When the Pharmacy Gives You the Wrong Medication?

Getting the wrong medication from the pharmacy and suffering serious harm sounds like a nightmare, but it’s shockingly common:  according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), medication errors cause at least one death every day and injure about 1.3 million people annually in the United States.So what happens when a medication error puts your health and well-being in jeopardy? Do you have any legal recourse against the pharmacy or the person who made the mistake? In this article, we’ll answer those questions and go over the basics of pharmacy malpractice law so you know what to do if a prescription error hurts you or someone you love.