Can You Read These Rxs?

Published Online: Monday, January 20, 2014

Rx 1
Ira Green, RPh, at CVS Pharmacy in Washingtonville, New York, was stumped by this prescription.
Do you know what it says?


Rx 2
Adrienne Janke, PharmD, at CVS Pharmacy in Carmel, Indiana, and her technician, Jenny, had to call the prescriber to clarify this prescription.
Can you read what it says?


Rx 3
Richard Sottosant, RPh, of CVS Pharmacy in New York, New York, needed help to figure out this looping script.
Can you figure out this Rx?


Rx 4
Wendell Howell, RPh, and Joni McBryant, CPhT, of Rochelle Drug & Gift in Rochelle, Georgia, asked the prescriber’s nurse to help them figure out this script. Luckily, the prescribing physician was there to clarify.
Can you figure it out?

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