Can You Read These Rxs?

Published Online: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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Rx 1

Amanda, a pharmacy technician at Walgreens in Ravenna, Ohio, was stumped by this prescription.
Can you decipher it?


Rx 2
Carol Cowden, PharmD, RPh, at Acme Savon Pharmacy in Feasterville, Pennsylvania, didn’t want to hazard a guess as to what this prescription says.
What’s your guess?


Rx 3
This script perplexed Michele Pallotta, RPh, of Rite Aid Pharmacy in Schenectady, New York. She couldn’t proceed with dispensing until the physician’s office returned her call.
Do you know what it says?


Rx 4
Hakan Ulus, RPh, of Oxford Circle Pharmacy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, received this script from a patient who needed a muscle relaxer. Ulus’ first guess was Xanax, but a call to the physician provided a different answer.
Can you guess this Rx?
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