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Allergic reaction to medication

Gaffney, SC |

I took a medication that contained iodine, but on the package it did not state that it contained iodine. I looked on the ingredients list and nothing was listed about iodine. The only warning was to not take the medication if you were allergic to shellfish. The medication is a supplement and not regulated by the FDA. I only took 1 of the 2 and I had a mild reaction (swelling of my face, hives, vomiting), but if I took 2 I would have been hospitalized. I verified the iodine ingredient with the pharmacist, which was the reason for my reaction.

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In order to prove negligence, you would have to show that the supplement company owed you a duty, the company breached that duty to you, and that the breach was the proximate cause of your damages. Good Luck!

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