A stark reminder to check your prescriptions…closely

March 8, 2012

I heard the story about a pharmacy mix-up the other day that reminded me how important it is to inspect my medications closely before taking them. As the clip shows, a medication was given that looked the same in color and size, but very much was not the same. A cancer drug instead of fluoride tablets.

I found an error once. The pill was a different color than my prescription but the same size. So I looked closer and it wasn’t my medication. You can check your prescription by going to http://www.drugs.com/imprints.php and enter the number on your pill to be sure that it is what was prescribed according to the label.

video platform
video management
video solutions
video player

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Share

One Response to “A stark reminder to check your prescriptions…closely”

  1. custom squeeze page design says:

    A fascinating discussion is worth comment. I think that you
    need to write more about this topic, it might
    not be a taboo matter but typically folks don’t discuss these subjects. To the next! Many thanks!!

Leave a comment or a question