Can You Read These Rxs? (December 2017)

DECEMBER 28, 2017

Rx 1: Pharmacist Dinesh Patel of Rite-Aid in Merchantville, New Jersey, was impressed by how hard it was to read this prescription. Can you read it?

Rx 1 Answer
Contrave, take 2 PO BID #120

Rx 2: Pharmacist Jessica Treadway of CVS Pharmacy in Concord, New Hampshire, was perplexed by this prescription. Can you decipher it?

Rx 2 Answer
Celexa 20 mg 1 QD #30

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; 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.