Can You Read These Rxs?

MARCH 20, 2012

Rx 1

The third time was not the charm when it came to deciphering this prescription, which was brought to a CVS Pharmacy in Brandon, Mississippi. Pharmacist Cori Vandevender, PharmD, and technicians Toya Smith, CPhT, and Ernesteen Champion each gave this one a shot before they finally broke down and called the physician for clarification. 

Do you know what it says?

 

 

 

 

 

Rx 2

Although the drug name and dosage aren’t too tough on this Rx, the scribbled directions puzzled pharmacist Stephen Cilento, RPh, of Bridge Pharmacy in Brooklyn, New York.

Can you read what it says?

Read the answers

 

 


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