Can You Read These Rxs? (October 2017)

OCTOBER 30, 2017
Rx 1
Pharmacy Technician Elaine Sapunarich at Rite Aid Pharmacy in Saugerties, New York, had no idea what this prescription should say.
Can you guess?
Rx 1 Answer
Methadone 10 mg; take 1 and ½ tablets daily for pain for 11 days, #16
Rx 2
Pharmacist Dilesh Patel at Hillcrest Pharmacy in Merchantville, New Jersey, was stumped by this quickly scribbled prescription.
Can you read it?
Rx 2 Answer
Relafen 750 mg #60 1 bid, refill × 3
Send in your eye-straining, baffling prescriptions—now via e-mail and fax as well as regular mail! Submissions must include a clean photocopy or scanned image of the Rx; your institution’s name and location; your name and title; the correct name of the drug(s), strength, and dosing requirements; and your phone number. You can e-mail scanned Rxs to rmarotta@pharmacytimes.com; fax them to 609-257-0701; or mail them to Can You Read These Rxs?, Pharmacy Times, 2 Clarke Drive, Suite 100, Cranbury, NJ 08512.
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