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> Nowhere in your post did you mention contacting the physician that
> prescribed the medication. You need to do that. Your friend's chart
> needs to be marked as "penicillan reaction" so that the info always
> follows her around. Even consider a medical alert bracelet. People
> can die from adverse drug reactions.
> Good luck in pursuing a case against CVS.

Actually, she had told her doctor about the allergy, and that was why he hadn't prescribed her anything penicillin-based. It was only the pharmacy's fault.

Thanks to everyone for their advice so far, she appreciates it all. She's composing a letter now to the state Board of Pharmacy.
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