Police track down patient after dispensing error

Police have located a man who was given the wrong dose of medicine at a Melbourne pharmacy.

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"Good news! Broadmeadows Police have located the man who was dispensed incorrect medication safe and well," Victoria Police said on Wednesday following a desperate search.

The man, aged in his 60s or 70s, picked up prescription medication at a pharmacy in Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows on Tuesday, but was given the wrong dose.

Police issued an urgent appeal to track down the man, saying the medication he was given could pose a serious health risk if consumed.  -AAP