Most all medication can result in an adverse reaction in at least some patients. However, there are medications more prone to cause ill effects and therefore errors with these drugs can be especially dangerous. Therefore, if you are prescribed one or more of the following drugs, it is even more important to be extra cautious in preventing a medication error.
Anticoagulants (main concern is bleeding)
Antimicrobials (main concern is an allergy)
Sulfonamides (Septra®, Bactrim®)
Cardiovascular (main concerns are arrhythmias or electrolyte imbalances)
Central Nervous System (main concerns are seizures or excessive sedation)
Hormones (main concerns are hypoglycemia or steroid dependence)
Corticosteroids (Hydrocortisone, Methylprednisolone)