RX1: Registered Pharmacist Jennifer DiPasquale, of St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam, NY, received this prescription from a pediatric physician in the nursery department of the hospital. In the past, DiPasquale had had to call the prescribing physician when she worked in retail pharmacy because of illegible prescriptions. DiPasquale clarified the prescription with a licensed practical nurse on the pediatric floor. Can you decode this prescription?
RX2: Guy Crimaldi, RPh, and Joanna Mueller, PharmD, of Dominick's Pharmacy in Morton Grove, Ill, had to put on their thinking caps when this prescription came in. After several attempts to decipher this prescription, they placed a call to the prescribing physician for assistance. Do you know what the physician said?
Although the annual HIV diagnosis rate between 2010 and 2014 decreased for black individuals by 16.2%, blacks remain disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS.
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