Can You Read These Rxs?

Published Online: Thursday, November 14, 2013
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Rx 1
Lan Nguyen, PharmD, of Lucky Pharmacy in San Leandro, California, could only decipher the numbers in this Rx. A call to the physician revealed that this script was for a fairly common medication, though written in an uncommon way.
Can you read what it says?



Rx 2
The drug name and dosage may not be too difficult to interpret on this Rx, but the scribbled directions puzzled pharmacist Stephen Cilento, RPh, of Bridge Pharmacy in Brooklyn, New York.
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