Pharmacy mistakes: What happens when drug stores mix up meds (CBC Marketplace)


Originally broadcast January 23, 2015

We rely on pharmacists when we’re sick. But what happens if they make a mistake?

We’re investigating pharmacy errors, taking hidden cameras into 50 Canadian pharmacies in the largest test of its kind in Canada. Do ‪‎pharmacists‬ dispense the right advice and catch potentially dangerous drug interactions? And who’s tracking the mistakes that happen?

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