Can You Read These Rxs? (December 2016)

Pharmacy Times, December 2016 Heart Health, Volume 82, Issue 12

Can you you figure out what these prescriptions say?

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

SEE THE ANSWERS ON PAGE 2.ANSWERS

Rx 1: Contrave, take 2 PO BID #120

Rx 2: Celexa 20 mg 1 QD #30

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