The FDA said it’s easy for errors to be made when filling a prescription for your pet. FDA investigators discovered errors stemming from simple issues such as: lookalike packaging, drugs with similar names, and simple penmanship errors.
Police departments around the Chicago area and the country are taking part in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s prescription drug turn-in program Saturday, taking unwanted drugs so they don’t end up in the wrong hands.
Lawmakers who say the state health care cuts went too far are trying to move the pendulum back.
Police are making a big effort this coming weekend to get unused prescription drugs out of people’s homes.
If you have a sick child, you expect the prescription medicine to have the proper directions about how much medication to give, right? An Elgin mother recently began to give her sick daughter her medicine, and then discovered a mistake that could have caused her to give her child an overdose.
Chicago’s Inspector General says old problems persist in the way the City orders, stores and keeps track of prescription drugs for its clinics.
A west suburban pediatrician accused of using craigslist to offer prescription drugs for sex pleaded not guilty to a drug charge on Tuesday.
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