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New Jersey CVS Mistakenly Gives Kids Breast Cancer Medication

A CVS pharmacy in Chatham, New Jersey is frantically trying to found out how it gave 50 children a breast cancer treatment as opposed to their chewable fluoride. And parents everywhere are suddenly triple-checking their children's medications. Seriously, don't feel bad for stepping away from the computer to make sure that's really a Flintstones vitamin in there. I did it too.
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CVS Accidentally Dispenses Breast Cancer Drugs to New Jersey Kids

United States / New York : Daily Intel (2 years ago)

A CVS pharmacy in Chatham, New Jersey, dispensed Tamoxifen, a drug used to treat breast cancer, instead of 0.5 mg chewable fluoride tablets to children in as many as 50 families. The pharmacy admitted the inadvertent swap lasted for... Read Post

CVS mistakenly gives kids breast cancer medication

Lifestyle / Parenting : Moms and the City (2 years ago)

The state attorney general’s office has begun a preliminary investigation into a CVS pharmacy’s mistaken distribution of pills for the treatment of breast cancer to children instead of the fluoride pills that were prescribed. Read Post

CVS Accidentally Gave Kids Breast Cancer Drugs [Oops]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (2 years ago)

Kids in as many as 50 families in Chatham, New Jersey were mistakenly given breast cancer medication instead of chewable fluoride tablets. While the fluoride the children were supposed to receive is used to prevent tooth decay, the ... Read Post


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