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Pharmacological error results in overdose for child – $240,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, 5 years old at time of the event, had been prescribed clonidine, a drug designed to help with her anxiety and hyperactivity. Her mother picked up a refill of the prescription at the defendant’s pharmacy earlier that day, and gave the plaintiff her usual dosage of the liquid suspension at bedtime as had been ...