Lawsuit: Walgreens Substituted Chemo Drug For Prenatal Vitamins

A woman who suffered a miscarriage after taking chemo drugs that were supposed to be prenatal vitamins is suing Walgreens, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Chanda Givens was given a presription for Materna, a prenatal vitamin, but her local Walgreens pharmacist gave her Matulane, a drug used to treat advanced Hodgkin’s disease. The complaint says that drug ” is designed to interfere with the growth of cells by blocking their ability to split and reproduce.”

Walgreens had no comment.

Suit: Chemo drug led to miscarriage [Chicago Tribune]
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