From the period December 1, 2011 until February 20, 2012, a CVS pharmacy in New Jersey mistakenly gave children prescription medication for breast cancer instead of the correct fluoride medication, as prescribed by their doctor. That is no laughing matter, and not necessarily an isolated incident. At least one death occurs every day and 1.3 million people are injured annually due to medication errors in the United States, according to the FDA. Learn some easy, practical ways to prevent errors for yourself and loved ones. And, also get some tips for saving money on prescription medication.
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It used to be fun to go to the drug store to have a prescription filled. While waiting for the pharmacist to fill the prescription, you could browse the aisles of the store and pick up all sorts of things: a treat for the kids, a get well card for your aunt, gum for your car, new lip balm….the possibilities were endless. Now, the magic is gone because when the pharmacist rings up your prescription, the staggering cost leaves no extra money for extra dental floss, magazines or an extra set of nail clippers. Here are some tips to save money on those prescription drugs sometimes as much as 90%!