can you READ these Rxs?

Published Online: Saturday, December 1, 2007

Registered Pharmacist Isabel Chan of CVS/ pharmacy #8501 in Darien, Ill, had to rely on the patient to help decipher this prescription. The patient had brought several prescriptions into the pharmacy upon discharge from the hospital. Chan was unable to reach the prescribing physician for clarification due to the late hour. To solve the problem, she asked the patient for the discharge paper. Do you know what medication the physician ordered?

Registered Pharmacist Jeff Lakins and pharmacy technicians Julie Parks and Courtney Reed of Martin?s Pharmacy in Effingham, Ill, had a pretty good idea what medication the prescribing physician ordered. Yet, they still called the physician?s office for confirmation. What medication is the patient going to take?

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