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.
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
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