Can You Read These Rxs?

Pharmacy Times, October 2014 Diabetes, Volume 80, Issue 10

Rx 1

John Dover, PharmD, at Kmart Pharmacy in St. George, Utah, was stumped by this prescription.

Can you guess what it says?

Rx 2

Dilesh Patel, RPh, received this prescription at Hillcrest Pharmacy in Marlton, New Jersey, and needed some assistance in deciphering the name of the drug.

Do you know what it says?

Rx 3

This prescription presented to Elaine Sapunarich, pharmacy technician at Rite Aid in Saugerties, New York, features illegible handwriting and required clarification.

Can you figure it out?

Rx 4

Pharmacist-in-charge Laura Skrzenski, RPh, at Alpha Pharmacy in Alpha, New Jersey, had to call the prescriber to verify the name of the drug in this prescription.

Can you decipher it?

ANSWERS

Rx 1: S Levitra 20 mg #10. Use as directed.

Rx 2: Tizanidine 2 mg #60 1 to 2 at bedtime.

Rx 3: Suboxone film 8/2 1 daily #4.

Rx 4: Melphalan.

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