Even if the drug caused the plaintiff's problems, relying on the medication was appropriate because the drug is commonly prescribed for treatment of flu. The doctor's failure to examine the pliantiff before prescribing the drug, to screen him for drug allergies, or to monitor him for adverse reactions "amounted, at worst, to medical malpractice." (812) See: Burrell v. Datta, 17 F.Supp.2d 810 (C.D.Ill. 1998).
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|Cite||17 F.Supp.2d 810 (C.D.Ill. 1998)|