Can You Read These Rxs? (July 2015)

JULY 15, 2015

Rx 1

When Michael Webb, RPh, pharmacy manager at Acme Pharmacy in Willingboro, New Jersey, saw this difficult- to-decipher prescription and was told by the patient, “It’s for cough,” the mystery deepened. A call to the prescriber was necessary for clarification.
Can you figure it out?


Rx 2
When a patient dropped off this prescription, Terri Bigelow, senior technician, and Jay Mitchell, PharmD, pondered the writing a long time before hearing from the physician that this was not an order for a drug at all!
Do you know what it says?

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