Compensation claims for the prescription of incorrect anti-depressants

If you are unfortunate enough to suffer from depression, then it is very likely you will be taking medication to help you stabilise your condition. Medical advances have made it possible for drugs such as anti-depressants to help you combat the disorder, but if the wrong prescription is administered, or you aren’t given the correct dosage, then your health could deteriorate and you could be left in a lot of pain as a result. A prescription error can cause you to deal with the effects of an illness for longer and can also lead to serious consequences, so if you have been given an incorrect prescription then you may be entitled to some compensation.

Who could be at fault for this?

Depression is one of the biggest illnesses that affect people in the UK, with an increasing amount of cases occurring each year. If you feel that your condition has worsened as a result of incorrect medication, then you could be eligible to make a claim against anyone who you believe has failed to treat you to the best of their abilities. A claim can be taken out against a number of medical professionals, including your doctor, GP, chemist or any other person who you feel has been negligent. If you believe that anyone has not performed to the best of their abilities your health has been put at risk then you could be entitled to make a compensation claim to help you recuperate any losses you have sustained.

In which situations might you look to make a claim?

A number of problems can potentially occur if you are prescribed incorrect anti-depressants, with some common examples of where you could sustain injuries including:

  • Prescription of weaker or stronger medicine than is necessary
  • Incorrect dosage of the right medication
  • Medicine prescribed that causes allergic reactions
  • Claims that your condition has deteriorated as a result
  • Claims for receiving another patients medication

How can I get Medical Compensation 4U to help with my claim?

If you feel that you have a claim to make for medical wrongdoing then the team at Medical Compensation 4U will work alongside you, ensuring that any compensation you are owed will go directly into your pocket. So what are you waiting for? For more information about how Medical Compensation 4U can help out, simply get in touch with one of our highly trained team members today and see how they can help.