Can You Read These Rxs?

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Registered Pharmacist Irina Valdez,of CVS/pharmacy #5052 in HydePark, New York, could not identifythe drug's name in this prescription. Afterchecking the patient's profile, she had anidea of the medication being prescribed.A call was placed to the prescribing physician'soffice for confirmation. Can youidentify the medicine being ordered?

When this prescription was broughtinto the pharmacy, Meagan E.Wilson, PharmD, RPh, of KmartPharmacy #3585 in Carroll, Iowa, thoughtthe medication being ordered was eithersween cream or silvadene cream. Afterconsulting with the physician, she learnedthe prescription was not for either medication.Can you decode this prescription?


Rx 1: Seroquel 400 mg, 1 tablet at bedtime, #30, 1 refill.

Rx 2: Shower Chair, use as directed, #1.

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Have eye-straining, baffling prescriptions? Send them to Pharmacy Times.Along with a clean photocopy of the prescription itself, your submission must include: (1) the name of your institution and its location; (2)your name and title (PharmD, RPh, Pharm Tech); (3) the correct name of the drug(s), strength, and dosing requirements; and (4) your telephonenumber. Please mail your submissions to: Can You Read These Rxs?, Attention: Eileen Koutnik-Fotopoulos. Pharmacy Times, 103 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540.

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