Can You Read These Rxs?

Published Online: Monday, July 22, 2013


Rx 1
Pharm Tech Dhaval H. Patel at Walgreens in Bloomington, Illinois, was perplexed by this prescription.
Can you figure it out?



Rx 2
When a patient dropped off this prescription, Terri Bigelow, senior technician, and Jay Mitchell, PharmD, pondered the writing a long time before hearing from the physician that this is not an order for a drug at all!
Do you know what it says?


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