Trey Jones, a 5 year old from Nashville, received the wrong medication for two months.
A medication error by a Walgreen’s pharmacist resulted in Trey taking a steroid for two months rather than a blood pressure medication. The parents have concerns about child injuries and the long term effects of the medication error.
USA Today published an interesting article on medication errors at Five Year Old Took the Wrong Medication for Two Months. The article also has an interesting interactive diagram that shows the dynamics of filling a prescription and the stresses of a pharmacist job.