Can You Read These Rxs?

Published Online: Thursday, February 20, 2014
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Rx 1
When this prescription came into LI Script Long-Term Care Pharmacy in Woodbury, New York, pharmacist Gary Valeich, PharmD, was perplexed. Fortunately, he was able to get in touch with the prescriber to clarify.
Can you read what it says?



Rx 2
Despite her talent for reading bad handwriting, pharmacy technician Morgan Smith needed help reading this prescription that came in during her shift at Publix Pharmacy in Newberry, Florida.
Can you read this Rx?



Rx 3
When Mayer Maltz, RPh, at New Utrecht Pharmacy in Brooklyn, New York, saw this prescription, he was stumped. A call to the prescribing physician helped clear it up.
Do you know what it says?



Rx 4
According to Kelli Moyer, PharmD, of CVS Pharmacy in York, Pennsylvania, this messy script came in after hours, so it was fortunate that the patient could clarify the drug name.
Can you decipher this prescription?
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