It’s no wonder that pharmacist Charles Deboyace, RPh, of Price Chopper Pharmacy in Oneonta, New York, could not decipher this messy Rx—the physician’s order is for a medication strength that is not commercially available.
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Unfortunately, the patient who brought this script to Cecil Shern, RPh, owner of Cecil’s Pharmacy in Lehi, Utah, was unable to provide any clues about its contents. Luckily, the physician’s nurse cleared up the confusion.
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Rx 1: Dexedrine 5 mg, #120, 2 tablets twice a day
Rx 2: Decadron 3 mg, 1 tablet by mouth 3 times a day