Medical Negligence

Incorrect Medication Claims

It is unlikely that you would question the medication prescribed to you by a medical professional, but the truth is that mistakes with medication are easily made. Taking the wrong tablets for a condition could lead to serious injury or illness if the problem is not swiftly identified.

Here at Your Personal Injury Partner we have a specialist medical negligence team who have expert knowledge of this kind of case. They can claim compensation for you if you have been given the wrong drugs by a medical professional and it has affected your health or recovery – call us now on 01782 608 744 or fill in our contact form and someone will get back to you soon.

Risks of incorrect prescription

The risks of incorrect prescription are varied and can be serious, and issues are not just limited to the wrong drugs being administered. Patients are also at risk if any of the following occur:

  • An incorrect dosage is administered
  • Medication is prescribed for too long
  • Medication is prescribed which they are allergic to
  • Two medications which should not be ingested together are prescribed at the same time
  • A chemist dispenses the wrong medicine

Patients who take the wrong medication, or combine drugs which should not be taken together, are at serious risk of:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Severe diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Heart rhythm fluctuations
  • Cramps and pains

The specific symptoms of taking incorrect medication or the wrong dosage will vary depending on the kind of medication it is, as well as other factors to do with the health of an individual.

Contact Your Personal Injury Partner today

If you have fallen ill, or your condition has worsened, and you think that a prescribing error is to blame get in touch with us – our team may be able to claim compensation on your behalf.

You can call us on 01782 608 744 or send us your details using our contact form.

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