Can You Read These Rxs?

Published Online: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Rx 1
This doctor’s handwriting mystified Marie Baronne, RPh, of ShopRite Pharmacy in Jackson, New Jersey. One look at it, and she had to call the prescriber’s office for clarification.
Can you read the prescription?


Rx 2
This prescription was a mystery to the staff at CarePlus Pharmacy in Columbia, South Carolina. After 4 pharmacists and technician Amanda Lowe, CPhT, couldn’t figure it out, a nurse at the prescriber’s office finally helped.
Can you read the prescription?
Have eye-straining, baffling prescriptions? Send them to us at Pharmacy Times.
Along with a clean photocopy of the prescription itself, your submission must include: (1) the name of your institution and its location; (2) your name and title (PharmD, RPh, Pharm Tech); (3) the correct name of the drug(s), strength, and dosing requirements; and (4) your telephone number. Please mail your submissions to: Can You Read These Rxs?, Pharmacy Times, 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 300, Plainsboro, NJ 08536.


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