Can You Read These Rxs?

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?

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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