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Can I sue a pharmacy and a doctor for giving me wrong medication?

Kansas City, MO |
Filed under: Medical malpractice

A doctor wrote prescription for my baby who has eye infection,by writing Cipro-HC eye drop, and Wal-green pharmacy called the doctor if they can substitute Cipro-HC EAR drop (not making any senses) cause they don't have the eye drop that the doctor wrote, so the doctor said yes, by misunderstanding the Ear drop with Eye drop under the similar name but different suffix. Luckily, I read prescription carefully, so I knew they gave me the wrong medicine, what if, I put that wrong drop they gave me on my baby's eye and something go wrong with her eye, I can't imagine.What can I do with this, I wasted time, money, miss work, my baby still sick pls give me advice. Thanks a lot

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It's a good thing nobody was injured. Without injury, no lawsuit.

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You can't normally recover for what might have happened. No injury usually means no case. File a complaint with the doctor and/or pharmacy.(boards)

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