Mar 8, 2016


Over the past 30 years that I have been a pharmacist, we have had many sound-alike drugs. Many of you remember when Losec became Prilosec because of the confusion with Lasix. Often we don’t even see these problems unless someone has a bad event. This week our disaster avoided looks at what happens when a patient confuses a medicine with a food. The results could have been very severe.

Your partner in diabetes care,
Dave Joffe