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What Should You Do If You Receive the Wrong Medication?

Many Americans are affected by medication errors each year. Fortunately, affected adults do have options for moving forward. There are a number of steps adults can take to receive the compensation they deserve after an error has occurred.

In the United States, medication errors aren't a rare occurrence. In fact, according to the FDA, nearly 1.3 million people are injured in America each year due to medication and prescription errors. These errors can occur at a pharmacy, a hospital, or even a nursing home, and can have a long-lasting impact on the life of the victim. Medication errors may include administration of an incorrect dosage or even the wrong prescription being issued. Even when patients are careful and aware of the medication the doctor prescribed, sometimes medical professionals make mistakes, so what options does a patient have? If you or someone you love has been injured due to a medication or prescription error, there are a few things you need to know.

Documentation

First off, make sure you document as much as possible. If you have copies of medical bills, original prescriptions, pictures of the medication you were given, or any other information that can help, make sure you bring this when you meet with your attorney. Copies of doctor's notes or even the medication bottle should be saved as supporting evidence. Additionally, medical records with your physician's notes should be brought. You can easily obtain a copy of these from your doctor's office or hospital. When you meet with an attorney, you'll need to bring as much information as possible with you to demonstrate what happened.

Moving Forward

Your attorney's goal is to help you achieve the best possible outcome. You never have to face medical malpractice or prescription errors on your own. You are not alone. Your attorney will explain exactly what you can expect and what steps you need to take. Whether you need to fill out paperwork, make a statement, or appear in court, your lawyer will guide you through the process each step of the way. Understand that as the result of your trauma and experience, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, or emotional trauma. Your attorney can guide you in understanding what you can expect.

Prevention

While prescription and medication errors cannot always be avoided, patients can take steps to minimize their chances of experiencing a medication error. Always double check the doctor's prescription with the name of the medication you receive at the pharmacy. If there is a difference, check with the pharmacist. A discrepancy could simply mean you received a name brand medication instead of a generic drug; however, it could be an error. Similarly, you should check to make sure the pills match the description in the enclosed leaflet or that they match what your doctor said they should look like. If you have any questions about your medication, don't hesitate to ask your pharmacist, nurse, or practitioner.

Assistance

When you're ready to start moving forward after a medical error that has caused you pain, anxiety, and stress, reach out today. Don't wait to get the assistance and the care you need. Your attorney wants to help you move forward and begin to live the life you deserve.

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