Posts Tagged 'pharmacy'

Man Sues CVS Claiming Mistake Cost Him His Sight

A 65-year old man is suing CVS Pharmacy alleging that a pharmacist mistakenly gave him anti-bacterial ear drops to treat an eye infection leading to blindness in his left eye. The man had been diagnosed with conjunctivitis, or pink eye, by a local hospital and was given a prescription for a common treatment.

The Houston resident went to his local CVS Pharmacy to get his prescription filled. According to the lawsuit, the packing identifies the solution as ...

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Pharmacy mixes up breast cancer drug, children’s fluoride

As many as 50 families may have been affected by a New Jersey CVS Pharmacy’s mixup of children’s fluoride prescriptions, and the breast cancer drug tamoxifen, the Chatham Courier reports.

According to the newspaper, parents who had their children’s fluoride prescriptions filled at the Chatham, N.J., location are between Dec. 20 and Feb. 20 are being asked to check that the pill bottles don’t contain tamoxifen.

The paper quotes a CVS spokesman as saying the company is “deeply sorry for the mistake.”

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