Can You Read These Rxs?

Published Online: Friday, May 17, 2013

Rx 1
The handwriting of this prescription that Rosemarie Alcamo, RPh, saw at Richmond Pharmacy and Surgical Inc in Staten Island, New York, made it quite a puzzler.
Can you figure it out?

Rx 2
When Alfred Lawson, RPh, staff pharmacist at Rite Aid Pharmacy in Fredericksburg, Virginia, saw this prescription, he found it a bit of a challenge to decipher.
Do you know what it says?

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