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Pharmacist gave 9-year old girl methadone instead of antibiotics
 

Pharmacist gave 9-year old girl methadone instead of antibiotics

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A young girl was mistakenly given a heroin substitute instead of antibiotics at the GP and rushed to the hospital in the UK, where doctors said she could have died if given further doses.
 
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1 Mar 2017 - General
 
Tahira Nawaz I was also wondering about the details of the medication error because it is also unusual for a pharmacist to readily dispense methadone. As far as I know, methadone is heavily regulated in our country and it is not available in outpatient pharmacies. Have you experienced a similar case of a mix-up with this medication or any dangerous medication? Personally, I think that an apology is a standard cou...
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