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Pharmacy Errors Lead to Dangerous Drug Interactions

| Dec 21, 2016 | Medical Malpractice |

We are currently prosecuting a case against Osco for negligently failing to warn a patient and the prescribing doctor that the drug Reglan should not be taken for more than 12 weeks “except in rare cases.” The doctor prescribed and the pharmacy dispensed Reglan to our client for more than 6 years. He acquired a disabling movement disorder, tardive dyskinesia, from taking Reglan. That side effect is exactly the reason why the FDA required Reglan’s manufacturer to place a black box warning about not taking the drug for more than 12 weeks on the package insert beginning in 2009. The package insert went only to the pharmacy; the patient did not receive the package insert, nor did the doctor. We expect to try the case in 2017.

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